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New virus czar will oppose closure, task IDF with contact tracing, testing — TV

The new virus czar, Ronni Gamzu, will present his new coronavirus plan on Tuesday, Channel 12 reports, which will see the military tasked with contact tracing and testing.

According to the network, Gamzu will oppose a closure or tightened restrictions to curb the virus. Instead, he will recommend the IDF oversee epidemiological investigations and play a larger role in testing.

The criteria for the government restrictions will be “transparent and consistent” across the board, the report says, to restore public trust.

Gamzu will also work to change the government advocacy.

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