'We are now seeing a recurring rise in infection and serious cases… I call on the public to act responsibly'

Israel's Prime Minister Yair Lapid held a Sunday meeting in his office in Jerusalem to discuss dealing with the newest Covid wave. 

“Maintaining the level of readiness is critical – we are staying on top of it,” Lapid said, according to The Jerusalem Post. 

“We are approaching the peak of the global tourist season at all airports, including in Israel. This will have an impact on the speed of infection,” he continued. “I would like to take this opportunity to thank the health minister for making [the surveillance of the disease] a sophisticated system.”... Read More: i24