TEL AVIV: Israel told its citizens on Friday (Jun 25) they must again wear masks indoors, 10 days after being allowed to ditch them, amid a ...
Bookmark10 days after being allowed to ditch them, amid a sustained surge in COVID-19 infections attributed to the highly contagious Delta variant.The mask requirement had been one of only a few social curbs remaining as Israel's rapid vaccination drive kept cases down.
AdvertisementAdvertisementBut infections more than quadrupled this week to 138 after outbreaks attributed to the Delta variant at two schools, prompting officials to tighten some restrictions again and urge parents to have children between 12 and 15 vaccinated.Read more: CNA »
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Don't be too happy you think vaccination is the total solution to rid covid-19? It's god engineered virus and at least half of world population has to go. that's why we shouldn't cite israel as a positive example to reopen. delta is covid-21. our cases are going to spike when we reopen even with 80% vaccinated. schools will face 50% attendance, kids will be quarantined at home with mild symptoms . workforce will be halved similarly
*it’s Indian variant. Stop being “politically correct”. Israel which has been the star in the fight against the covid19 pandemic is also facing a surge in cases becos of variant despite have a high percentage of its citizens vaccinated.This shows that nobody is really sure how potent the variant is and thus better be safe than sorry
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AstraZeneca, Pfizer vaccines effective against Delta Covid-19 variants, study findsLONDON — Covid-19 vaccines made by AstraZeneca and the Pfizer-BioNTech alliance remain broadly effective against Delta and Kappa variants of the Covid-19 causing virus, which were first identified in India, according to a scientific study, underpinning a continued push to deliver the shots. What about Indian Variants Plus?
Covid-19: Vaccinated Israelis may need to quarantine because of Delta variant
No cases of COVID-19 Delta plus variant found in Singapore: MOHNo cases of the COVID-19 Delta plus variant have been detected in Singapore to date, said a senior Ministry of Health (MOH) official on Thursday (24 June).
Sydney faces 'scariest period' in pandemic amid COVID-19 Delta outbreakAustralia's most populous state, New South Wales (NSW), should brace for more COVID-19 cases on Thursday, authorities said, as a government ...
Delta variant to become 90% prevalent in EU by end-August: AgencyPARIS — The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) said on Wednesday (June 24) the more contagious Delta variant of Covid-19, first identified in India, will represent 90 per cent of all Sars-CoV-2 viruses circulating in the European Union by the end of August.
'New type of early human' found in IsraelJERUSALEM: Israel i researchers said Thursday (Jun 24) they had found bones belonging to a 'new type of early human' previously unknown to science, ...