Israel to vaccinate 12 to 16-year-olds

The Israeli Health Ministry will begin inoculating children aged 12-16 with the COVID-19 vaccine. The announcement follows lengthy consultations between the Coronavirus Cabinet and health experts in recent weeks. "The…

Netanyahu: COVID curbs almost over

Israel has almost emerged from its coronavirus closures, announced Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as many venues reopened under an exit plan fueled by the nation’s fast-paced vaccination campaign. “Restaurants are…

Israel reports 94% vaccine success

Israel’s largest healthcare provider is reporting a 94% decline in symptomatic coronavirus infections among 600,000 people who have been administered both doses of the Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine. The Clalit…

3rd Israel lockdown extended again

The Israeli government has extended the general lockdown pursuant to existing detailed regulations for an additional five days, in further attempts to curb spread of the coronavirus and its variants.…

Israel closes int’l airport

Israel will ban all incoming and departing passenger flights from the Ben Gurion International Airport tonight in a further efforts to prevent the spread of new coronavirus mutations. No one…

Israel extends 3rd lockdown

The Israeli Coronavirus Cabinet of government ministers extended the third national lockdown by an additional 10 days, by unanimous vote. The decision came as coronavirus infection rates soared to their…

Israel starts 2nd vaccine phase

Israel is continuing to maintain its momentum with the world's fastest per capita coronavirus vaccination campaign. The country’s bid to protect the most vulnerable citizens by next month and ease…

Israel ramps up national lockdown

Israel is set to impose new restrictions at midnight tonight, in a tightening of an ongoing lockdown aimed at curbing spread of the coronavirus. 466,916 Israelis have tested positive for…