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Bennett: ‘Critical mass’ of vaccination needed to block COVID

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett meets with officials at his office in Jerusalem to discuss plans for reopening of schools, July 25, 2021. (Amos Ben Gershom/GPO)
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett meets with officials at his office in Jerusalem to discuss plans for reopening of schools, July 25, 2021. (Amos Ben Gershom/GPO)

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett meets with senior education and health officials to discuss plans for reopening schools amid a resurgence in coronavirus cases.

“Our goal, as everyone knows, is not to harm the economy, education, or day-to-day life,” Bennett is quoted saying in a statement from his office.

He also says more Israelis need to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

“I see what they are doing in the United States, France, England concerning incentivizing vaccination. Ultimately we know that a critical mass is needed block the pandemic, so we need to incentive everyone,” he says.

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