Netanyahu confirms new restrictions for virus hotspots

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu confirms, in a tweet, plans to contain the virus in areas that have seen a spike of infections.

“We will make an announcement today on restricted areas in which there are high infection rates. If the rate of infection continues [to rise], we will expedite the process of bringing the digital means to the approval of the cabinet before Sunday,” writes Netanyahu, apparently referring to plans to renew the Shin Bet security agency surveillance to track virus carriers and those exposed to them.

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