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Lockdown extension up in the air amid dispute over enforcement

Though the cabinet was set to meet tonight to approve an extension of the nationwide lockdown, Defense Minister Benny Gantz’s ultimatum hinging the passage of a law hiking fines to the extension means that meeting likely won’t happen, Channel 12 reports.

Instead, the network reports, the lockdown rules may expire on Sunday night, only to be reintroduced on Monday night, after the law is passed in the Knesset.

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