Israel resumes mandatory wearing masks

Source : 112 Ukraine

The restriction applies to indoor spaces except for own accommodation
13:59, 25 June 2021

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Today, on June 25, Israel resumes mandatory wearing masks due to an increase in the number of cases of Delta coronavirus strain. The press service of the Ministry of Health of Israel reported this.

The restriction applies to all indoor spaces except own accommodation.

Related: UK, Portugal, Russia, India introduce extra restrictions related to Delta Covid strain

It is allowed not to wear masks for:

  • children under 7 years;
  • people who play sports;
  • two employees who regularly work in one room;
  • a person who is kept in a closed or secluded place without strangers;
  • people who are not allowed to wear a mask due to their disability.

The Ministry also recommends wearing masks at mass events. People at risk zone and unvaccinated citizens are advised to refrain from participating in mass events. The Israeli Ministry of Health also recommends refraining from traveling abroad.

Related: Delta Plus coronavirus strain detected in 9 more countries

In addition, on June 24, 227 cases of coronavirus were registered in Israel that is the highest daily indicator since April 7.

In March 2021, PM Benjamin Netanyahu stated that Israel became the first country that overcame the coronavirus. The country succeeded to emerge from the pandemic thanks to the quick and efficient vaccination.

On April 18, the Israeli Ministry of Health abolished the requirement to wear protective masks on the streets due to a reduction in the incidence of Covid-19.

On June 1, the Israeli government lifted almost all quarantine restrictions and rules imposed to fight the pandemic.

On June 14, Israel abolished the requirement to wear medical masks on the premises.

Related: Israel introduced new rules of border crossing


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