The Prime Minister’s address was broadcast by all Israeli television channels.
The steps that we have taken in Israel are being taken all over the world, but they are not enough, because the number of patients with coronavirus doubles every three days. In another two weeks, we may have thousands of patients, many of whom will be on the verge of death, ”Netanyahu said.
According to him, if the tendency to improve the situation does not come, then the authorities will have no choice but a blockade, providing basic needs, such as food and medicine.
This is a matter of several days, the prime minister added.
The country’s authorities are already preparing all the necessary measures to introduce complete isolation. Netanyahu called for a time of crisis to put aside all political differences and create a government of national unity.
To date, the number of patients with confirmed coronavirus has reached 2,369 people in Israel, five have died.
Earlier, NEWS.ru reported that the Jerusalem police, together with the church leadership, decided to close the Church of the Resurrection of Christ (known as the Church of the Holy Sepulcher). The reason was the spread of coronavirus.
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