Coronavirus Israel Live: Police Ramp Up Enforcement as Cases Continue to Climb

Israel and the West Bank are dealing with a renewed outbreak of the coronavirus, leading to proposals and measures intended to curb its spread and mitigate the economic ramifications of the crisis by both the Israeli and the Palestinian authorities.

29,032 people in Israel have so far tested positive for the coronavirus; 331 people have died. 

– corona-stats

In the West Bank, there are 3,588 active cases; 18 people have died. In the Gaza Strip, 72 people were diagnosed and one person has died. 

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9:32 A.M. 140 students diagnosed with coronavirus in Bnei Brak yeshiva 

The city of Bnei Brak confirmed that 140 students at the Beit Matityahu yeshiva tested positive for coronavirus. Most of the students have been moved to a coronavirus hotel, while 60 are still waiting for evacuation, the city said. (Aaron Rabinowitz)