The Agriculture Ministry sprayed additional locust swarms from the air over the Eshelim region in the Ramat Negev Regional Council. The swarms were also targeted from the ground. Ground pest control also took place briefly in Hatzerim. No other swarms have been spotted infiltrating Israel.
The Ministry also reported sighting of a small swarm near the Ein Gedi oasis reserve. “the situation is being constantly monitored. Pesticide deployment has been postponed until fog in the area clears.”