Edelstein was among a small group of Likud politicians, called “the rebels,” who opposed the 2005 Disengagement Plan carried out by former prime minister Ariel Sharon.
Health Minister Yuli Edelstein launched the "Magen 2.0" (shield) application intended to help contain the spread of the coronavirus.
The Health Ministry said on Friday that 1,819 people were diagnosed with the virus on Thursday – one of the highest number of new diagnoses to date.
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The Health Ministry condemned Prof. Ruti Shako Levi for stating that people should leave their phones at home so as to avoid entering quarantine following the Tel Aviv protest.
Organizers claimed that 48 people had attended the celebration.
When asked if the country lost control over the second wave of the virus, Edelstein said that no country truly has control of the virus
“We are in the beginning of the second coronavirus wave,” the Health Minister Yuli Edelstein said.
The singer's lawyers sent letters to the Health Minister's office, demanding that he apologize for accusing him of violating the isolation guidelines.