The coronavirus cabinet ends its first meeting in over a month, saying it has decided to start forcing public venues to scan the barcode on the new Green Pass documents upon entry, starting on Tuesday.
The move is an apparent attempt to cause more Israeli to get the new Green Pass issued today, which is given only to those who have been vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 in the past five months.
Enforcement will begin on Thursday, the statement says.
Museums will be exempted to allow school classes to visit without taking COVID-19 tests. City libraries will also be exempted to allow books to be borrowed without a Green Pass.