Police set up checkpoints as Israel slated to enter tightened lockdown

In a few hours, at midnight, Israel will enter a tightened lockdown that will see schools and all nonessential businesses closed for at least two weeks.

The full lockdown rules can be read here.

Police are gearing up to enforce the lockdown and have said they’ll set up checkpoints on highways around the country. Thousands of police officers have been tasked with enforcing the rules.