Yuli Edelstein

Edelstein says 'today is a holiday' as Eilat reopens to tourists

The health minister, tourism minister and mayor of Eilat met along the famed beach to announce the reopening of the city to tourism.

28/11/2020
Israel signs official contract with Pfizer worth NIS 800 million

Hadassah reports 23 people vaccinated with Brilife, feeling fine.

Minister of Health Yuli Edelstein speaks during a press conference about the coronavirus COVID-19,
Edelstien: Large amounts of corona vaccine will not reach Israel this year

"The vaccine will help us a lot" but "even after there is a vaccine we will live in the shadow of corona," said Health Minister Yuli Edelstien.

12/11/2020
Tel Aviv mayor presents plan for resuming cultural events

”Culture is not a luxury. It is essential and necessary for the existence of society and for ensuring the dignity of the workers in the industry," wrote Tel Aviv Mayor.

Knesset panel advances Eilat tourist island

The head of the committee, MK Yaakov Asher, said the bill would come to a vote in the Knesset plenum later Tuesday and would be passed into law by Wednesday.

10/11/2020
Sheba Medical Center team at the Coronavirus isolation ward of Sheba Medical Center unit, in Ramat G
COVID-19 isolation period to be shortened to 12 days starting Thursday

According to Health Ministry officials, in about two months, the isolation period is expected to be shortened to 10 days, similar to the current model used by some countries in Europe.

Health Ministry deputy D-G Grotto stepping down

He has been with the ministry for 13 years.

Shops in Jerusalem sit closed during the national coronavirus lockdown, Oct. 2020
Street shops to open Sunday, with 80,000 back to work

Ayman Saif: 6% of Arab-Israelis screened for coronavirus test positive, compared to 2% in rest of society

Haredi children return to school amid the coronavirus crisis
Coronavirus: Only 2.1% test positive as schools prepare to resume

There were 780 people diagnosed with the virus on Monday out of 36,605 people screened • one-on-one activities, alternative medicine to resume Sunday • Hadassah closes two corona wards

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