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All Israelis must wear face-masks in public as virus precaution: Netanyahu

JERUSALEM All Israelis must wear face-masks while in general public as a preventative measure against the coronavirus, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said about Wednesday.

“We ask you, citizens of Israel, all of you, to wear masks in the public sphere, ” Netanyahu said in the televised conversation, adding that men and women could improvise in the absence of factory-produced face masks.

Netanyahu also declared that upcoming strict holidays, like the Jewish holiday of Passover, should be aplauded only with immediate members of the family.

Israel has taken exacting measures to attempt to halt the particular spread from the over 6, 000 documented cases. twenty five Israelis have got died on the illness, according to health ministry data.