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Israel will allow cultural events and reactivate the circulation of trains despite the rebound in coronavirus cases

June 17, 2020

The Israeli government announced on Wednesday that the trains would be brought back into service on June 22. At this point, cultural events are resuming, although the country has suffered from coronavirus in recent days.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office has stressed that the cabinet has agreed to “resume rail operations next week, in line with restrictions announced to the public,” the Times of Israel newspaper said. .

On the other hand, cultural events can take place this weekend, although the capacity will be limited to 250 people, as well as ceremonies and weddings.

Israel will allow cultural events and reactivate the circulation of trains despite the rebound in coronavirus casesIsrael will allow cultural events and reactivate the circulation of trains despite the rebound in coronavirus cases

The decision was announced hours after Parliament approved the extension of the emergency regulations to allow the executive to impose restrictions due to the pandemic, at a time when two Bedouin communities in the Negev and a quarter are to be declared “restricted areas”. in Yafa.