Government said set to introduce new coronavirus ‘red zones’ with stricter rules

At a government meeting on rising coronavirus infections led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, officials decided to designate new “red zones” of high illness rates, Hebrew media reports.

In the red zones, authorities will introduce more stringent limitations and enforcement than in the rest of the country.

The first red zones will be declared in sothern Tel Aviv neighborhood populated by foreign workers, as well as on several Bedouin villages in the Negev, Channel 12 reports.

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