Gantz asks Netanyahu to convene coronavirus cabinet

Defense Minister Benny Gantz is asking Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to convene the so-called coronavirus cabinet as the infection rate climbs.

There’s no immediate response from Netanyahu.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Benny Gantz attend a graduation ceremony for new Air Force pilots at the Hatzerim air base near Beersheba, June 25, 2020. (Ariel Schalit/ Pool/AFP)