“Israel told its citizens they could stop wearing masks indoors on Tuesday”

REUTERS
Israel scraps indoor mask order as COVID-19 infections wane
June 15, 2021

srael told its citizens they could stop wearing masks indoors on Tuesday, ending one of its last main restrictions as new COVID-19 infections continued to wane even as vaccinations tapered off after a record rollout. Children headed to school and adults to work without masks for the first time in more than a year. Israelis have not had to wear masks outdoors since April. About 55% of Israel’s 9.3 million population are fully vaccinated – a turnout largely unchanged by this month’s expansion of eligibility to include 12- to 15-year-olds. Israel has this month logged either zero or one daily COVID-19 deaths, Health Ministry data show. READ MORE

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