Police probing 135 Israelis suspected of violating quarantine

Police have opened over 150 investigations and given out dozens of tickets for violations of Health Ministry directives meant to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

Police say they are investigating 135 people suspected of breaking quarantine and another 21 people for spreading “fake news” about the virus.

Officers have also given out 74 tickets, “the majority of them for refusing to disperse a forbidden gathering,” and ordered 32 businesses to close that “flagrantly violated the directives,” according to police.

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