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Health minister says local lockdowns not on the table

Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz says the government is not considering imposing local lockdowns as the number of coronavirus cases rises.

“We aren’t in that sort of situation and I hope we don’t get there,” he tells the Kan public broadcaster.

Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz at the Abarbanel Mental Health Medical Center, Bat Yam, on June 22, 2021. (Avshalom Sassoni/FLASH90)

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