Virus czar says current lockdown may not be Israel’s last

Coronavirus czar Nachman Ash says that in light of the various coronavirus mutations, the current lockdown could end up not being Israel’s last.

In a press briefing, Ash says the more infectious British strain and other strains originating in South Africa and California “requires us to use caution when exiting the lockdown.”

He says the immense strain on hospitals, which are struggling with an influx of serious COVID-19 patients, complicates the planned reopening of the economy.

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