Bennett: Number of patients requiring respirators will boom in next 10 days

In a press briefing, Defense Minister Naftali Bennett says he expects a significant growth in the next 10 days in the number of seriously ill coronavirus patients requiring respirators.

He says the public’s behavior is “the number one factor in curbing the disease.” He adds that the top priority is keeping the elderly safe from infection.

Defense Minister Naftali Bennett gives a statement to the media in the West Bank settlement of Ariel, January 26, 2020. (Sraya Diamant/Flash90)

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