Netanyahu: We may need another short, limited period of restrictions

Visiting a vaccination center in Beit Shemesh, Prime Minister Netanyahu talks up the government response to the pandemic.

“The mutation is running wild around the world,” Netanyahu says. “There are countries in Europe talking of a lockdown till April. That’s not the situation here.”

He adds: “We may need another short, limited period of restrictions. We’ll decide on it tomorrow.”

The cabinet is set to meet tomorrow to discuss extending the current strict lockdown by another week beyond the current January 21 end date.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a press conference at the Knesset in Jerusalem on December 22, 2020. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)
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