No New Years restrictions, but lockdown still a threat — report

Authorities have no plans to place any special restrictions on New Years Eve gatherings, the Kan network reports.

Rather, officials will up enforcement of existing “Green Pass” rules, which are supposed to restrict access to large events to those who have been vaccinated or tested negative for the coronavirus.

However, the network reports that Prime Minister Naftali Bennett told fellow lawmakers that a possible lockdown is not off the table, even if the rest of the government is signaling that it is.

According to the report, Bennett warned ministers that they need to push people to get vaccination numbers up, or they will need to significantly tighten current health guidelines.

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