"The numbers are very low, but the numbers were very low when we started this pandemic.”
Wednesday: No restriction on number of bus passengers at peak times * less than 3,000 active cases
"This is a daunting challenge," New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said at a daily briefing last week. "The entire public transport system in downstate New York will be disinfected every 24 hours."
Intel and Moovit refused to comment on the report when asked by The Jerusalem Post.
Many countries have debated whether to keep up construction amid fears of spreading the infection, but Israel, spotting a chance early on in its battle with the outbreak, took the risk.
Projects benefiting from the shutdown include the extension of the heavily-delayed electrified railway line between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, which has now reached Savidor Central station.
"It is impossible to decide that people can continue to work, but not allow them the ability to get there," said Smotrich.
Public transport will continue to operate as usual, although a manpower shortage may be an issue in the future.
A couple of months ago, Getting Around on the Weekends was finally launched, and was a success, both among Israelis who use public transportation, as well among the general public at large.