Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is considering halting plans to pass Knesset legislation that would permit continued tracking by the Shin Bet security service of coronavirus patients, Deputy Attorney General Raz Nizri told Israeli lawmakers on Thursday.
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The Shin Bet is carrying out the practice based on an administrative order that is due to expire, but the High Court of Justice is now requiring that it be enshrined in legislation. It ordered the government on Sunday to launch a process to do so by Thursday.
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