Weekend lockdown to continue

Weekend lockdown to continue

Ministry of Health supports abolition of partial lockdown on weekends. Discussion on the issue will be held next week.Hezki Baruch, 7/31/2020, 12:12 AM
18 children per class, combined with remote learning

18 children per class, combined with remote learning

Health Ministry presents plan for returning to school, with no restrictions up to age 6; grades 1-12 to be taught in groups up to 18.Mordechai Sones, 7/23/2020, 8:11 AM
2,000 new cases of coronavirus in one day

2,000 new cases of coronavirus in one day

Ministry of Health says the total number of active cases is 32,345, of which 237 are in serious condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2020, 2:14 AM
Number of coronavirus deaths rises to 424

Number of coronavirus deaths rises to 424

Two die after contracting coronavirus since noon. Since midnight, 1,203 test positive in Israel.Mordechai Sones, 7/21/2020, 8:25 PM
Ministers decide: Significant addition to health system manpower

Ministers decide: Significant addition to health system manpower

Health and Finance Ministers agree on reinforcement of 2,000 nurses, 400 doctors, manpower, and additional procurement for health system.Mordechai Sones, 7/20/2020, 9:00 PM
Israeli doctors slam Health Ministry's calls for tighter restrictions

Israeli doctors slam Health Ministry's calls for tighter restrictions

'Protect the old, let the young go out.' 130 Israeli doctors sign onto letter accusing Health Ministry of causing 'economic disaster'.David Rosenberg, 7/19/2020, 7:53 PM
Coronavirus hits 8200 Intelligence Unit

Coronavirus hits 8200 Intelligence Unit

More than a hundred unit soldiers rest positive, number in isolation steadily rising. Health Ministry: We're approaching need for closure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2020, 10:59 PM
In July, 3,495 coronavirus cases diagnosed thanks to Shabak tracking

In July, 3,495 coronavirus cases diagnosed thanks to Shabak tracking

Meeting to discuss Shabak (ISA) tracking methods, Health Ministry management of coronavirus quarantines.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2020, 12:37 PM
Rise in number of coronavirus fatalities and those in serious condition

Rise in number of coronavirus fatalities and those in serious condition

1,151 test coronavirus positive in past day. Death toll reported at 362, number of critically ill stands at 151.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2020, 10:12 PM
Health Ministry to reduce number of coronavirus tests per day?

Health Ministry to reduce number of coronavirus tests per day?

Health funds protest high volume of coronavirus tests, as Health Ministry weighs options to reduce eligibility for testing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2020, 1:20 PM
748 test positive, 5 reported dead

748 test positive, 5 reported dead

Official coronavirus numbers continue to rise in terms of number of patients in serious condition with death toll officially at 342.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2020, 7:45 PM
Company recalls oil mislabeled as canola oil

Company recalls oil mislabeled as canola oil

Israeli company announces labeling mistake, requests concerned customers return products in exchange for refund.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2020, 12:36 PM
Judge tests positive for coronavirus

Judge tests positive for coronavirus

Those who were present in Judge Dan Saadon's courtroom from Sunday, June 21 onwards, should contact Health Ministry for instructions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2020, 9:07 PM
Health Ministry to recommend lockdown on dozens of communities

Health Ministry to recommend lockdown on dozens of communities

Dimona, Kiryat Gat among cities the Health Ministry is seeking a lockdown for due to spike in coronavirus cases.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2020, 8:50 PM
State Comptroller report: Largest number of complaints pertain to Transportation Ministry

State Comptroller report: Largest number of complaints pertain to Transportation Ministry

Annual State Comptroller report shows Israelis complain most often about Transportation Ministry, Health Ministry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2020, 2:43 PM
Reform for early childhood intervention centers delayed until September

Reform for early childhood intervention centers delayed until September

Controversial reform for early intervention services delayed until September, Health Minister Yuli Edelstein announces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2020, 9:40 AM
'Hundreds will die if our guidelines aren't followed'

'Hundreds will die if our guidelines aren't followed'

Director General of the Ministry of Health: Lockdown is unnecessary, we need to minimize infection during large gatherings.Ben Ariel, 6/30/2020, 6:22 AM
432 new coronavirus cases reported

432 new coronavirus cases reported

Health Ministry reports number of positive tests continues to rise and stands at 6,768.Mordechai Sones, 6/29/2020, 8:49 PM
Early intervention reform goes into effect on Wednesday

Early intervention reform goes into effect on Wednesday

Reform for provision of child development services to go into effect this week, as Health Minister set to decide on funding for centers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2020, 9:20 AM
Companies in Israel and UAE to fight coronavirus

Companies in Israel and UAE to fight coronavirus

Companies in the United Arab Emirates and Israel to join forces to research and develop technology to fight COVID-19.Elad Benari, 6/26/2020, 1:03 AM
532 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours

532 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours

Health Ministry reports that the number of coronavirus cases is greater than 460 for just the second time since April 9.Elad Benari, 6/25/2020, 6:37 AM
Health Ministry making preparations to cope with a thousand new coronavirus cases per day

Health Ministry making preparations to cope with a thousand new coronavirus cases per day

"Now we have to learn how to live with the coronavirus," says Professor Sigal Sadetzsky.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2020, 10:09 PM
Report: New medications may not be added to 'basket' of subsidized medications until March

Report: New medications may not be added to 'basket' of subsidized medications until March

Will the Health Ministry approve delaying decisions on the addition of new medications to the subsidized 'basket' - due to coronavirus?Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2020, 11:13 AM
Prof. Sigal Sadetski: 'I'm sorry to say, the virus is back'

Prof. Sigal Sadetski: 'I'm sorry to say, the virus is back'

'Thirty children in a classroom does not fit with coronavirus guidelines,' Public Health Services director Prof. Sigal Sadetski says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2020, 4:41 PM
Health Ministry suggests removing butter from list of price-controlled foods

Health Ministry suggests removing butter from list of price-controlled foods

Health Ministry recommends changing list of price-controlled foods, while other ministries oppose the move.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2020, 1:14 PM
Deputy Director General of the Ministry of Health: I apologize, I was misled

Deputy Director General of the Ministry of Health: I apologize, I was misled

Health Ministry's Deputy Director General, Itamar Grotto, apologizes after granting exemption from isolation to billionaire Teddy Sagi.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/12/2020, 9:04 PM
Health Ministry Director General seeks clarifications from deputy

Health Ministry Director General seeks clarifications from deputy

Moshe Bar Siman Tov demands clarifications on report that his deputy permitted billionaire Teddy Sagi to enter Israel without isolation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2020, 1:59 AM
Health Ministry official: Israel is on the verge of another outbreak

Health Ministry official: Israel is on the verge of another outbreak

Health Ministry official says that the new cases of COVID-19 across the country are a cause for great concern.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2020, 1:58 AM
Netanyahu decides: Schools to remain open

Netanyahu decides: Schools to remain open

At end of discussion, Netanyahu decides schools will not close. However, there will be another discussion on matter tomorrow.Mordechai Sones, 6/2/2020, 9:09 PM
Health Ministry: Unusual increase in coronavirus infection rate

Health Ministry: Unusual increase in coronavirus infection rate

Health Ministry urges the public not to be complacent and strictly adhere to the guidelines.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/28/2020, 9:55 PM
Health Ministry worried over possible Shavuot coronavirus outbreak

Health Ministry worried over possible Shavuot coronavirus outbreak

Ministry officials concerned over 1-day doubling in number of new coronavirus infections, public behavior over extended holiday weekend.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2020, 11:01 PM
Edelstein nominates Hezi Levy nominated for Health Ministry director

Edelstein nominates Hezi Levy nominated for Health Ministry director

Health Minister taps Barzilai University Medical Center director Prof. Hezi Levy to replace Moshe Bar Siman Tov as Health Ministry director.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2020, 10:49 PM
Health Ministry Director Moshe bar Siman Tov resigns from position

Health Ministry Director Moshe bar Siman Tov resigns from position

Health Ministry Director to end role: 'I'm proud of my years as Director and especially in dealing with coronavirus crisis.'Mordechai Sones, 5/12/2020, 4:36 PM
Lag Ba'Omer festivities in Meron commence

Lag Ba'Omer festivities in Meron commence

Lag Ba'omer events take place this year subject to Health Ministry directives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2020, 6:20 PM
Coronavirus in Israel: 16,436 cases, 11,229 recoveries

Coronavirus in Israel: 16,436 cases, 11,229 recoveries

The death toll in Israel from COVID-19 stands at 245. Of the active cases, 78 are in serious condition.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/8/2020, 8:42 PM
Thinking out of the box - Naftali Bennett for Health Minister

Thinking out of the box - Naftali Bennett for Health Minister

Success requires a leader to think out of the box, pick the best man for the job, and not be influenced by personal issues. Opinion.Dr. Aaron Lerner, 5/8/2020, 3:06 PM
Guidelines for a safe reunion with your grandparents, courtesy of the Health Ministry

Guidelines for a safe reunion with your grandparents, courtesy of the Health Ministry

Prof. Itamar Grotto, deputy Director-General of the Health Ministry, gives his recommendations for keeping families safe.Professor Itamar Grotto, 5/8/2020, 1:06 PM
'All the models showed tens of thousands of deaths' says Moshe Bar Siman Tov

'All the models showed tens of thousands of deaths' says Moshe Bar Siman Tov

'Our main concern was that people wouldn't adhere to the guidelines,' says Health Ministry Director-General Bar Siman Tov.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/8/2020, 12:00 PM
Health Ministry fears second coronavirus wave

Health Ministry fears second coronavirus wave

Ministry warns about possible repercussions from relaxing of coronavirus restrictions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2020, 11:01 PM
Health Ministry comes out against disposable gloves

Health Ministry comes out against disposable gloves

Disposable gloves may spread disease, not prevent it, Health Ministry letter says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2020, 5:49 PM
Netanyahu demands Communications, Sports Ministry in exchange for Health Ministry

Netanyahu demands Communications, Sports Ministry in exchange for Health Ministry

Netanyahu reportedly demanding Communications or Culture and Sports Ministry from Blue and White in exchange for Health Ministry.Elad Benari, 5/6/2020, 6:42 AM
Harsh criticism of Health Ministry

Harsh criticism of Health Ministry

Other ministers slam Health Ministry for calling for coronavirus restrictions not to be lifted so quickly. 'The economy is dying.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2020, 3:53 PM
Coronavirus restrictions to be eased soon?

Coronavirus restrictions to be eased soon?

Health Ministry considering reducing restrictions, allowing gatherings of 10 people beginning next week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2020, 1:56 PM
Gantz seeking to appoint professional as Health Minister

Gantz seeking to appoint professional as Health Minister

Blue and White chairman reportedly seeking to appoint a non-politician as Health Minister, but not agreement on that yet.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/2/2020, 1:43 AM
Coronavirus in Israel: 225 dead, 16,101 cases

Coronavirus in Israel: 225 dead, 16,101 cases

103 cases are in serious condition and 83 are on respirators.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/1/2020, 8:55 PM
Health Ministry: Don't open kindergartens

Health Ministry: Don't open kindergartens

Govt. expected to approve reopening of elementary schools for this Sunday. Health Ministry says younger children have higher infection rate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2020, 7:29 PM
'Children's role in spreading contagion is zero'

'Children's role in spreading contagion is zero'

Former Health Ministry Director supports decision to open schools, but points out another week might be worth wait.Mordechai Sones, 4/30/2020, 10:19 AM
Strict Lag B'Omer restrictions

Strict Lag B'Omer restrictions

By Health Ministry and NSC recommendation, bonfires across country, except for three major centers, is banned.Mordechai Sones, 4/30/2020, 9:11 AM
Coronavirus death toll rises to 215

Coronavirus death toll rises to 215

Ministry of Health updates that the number of recoveries from the virus continues to be higher than the number of cases.Elad Benari, 4/29/2020, 11:17 PM
Education Ministry announces back-to-school plan

Education Ministry announces back-to-school plan

Education Ministry publishes outline for 1st-3rd graders and preschoolers; return scheduled for this Sunday.Mordechai Sones, 4/28/2020, 9:18 PM
Litzman: Coronavirus situation has improved, now is the time to leave

Litzman: Coronavirus situation has improved, now is the time to leave

Health Minister explains why he decided to step down now and move to the Housing Ministry.Ben Ariel, 4/27/2020, 6:22 AM
Cabinet to discuss additional relief for businesses

Cabinet to discuss additional relief for businesses

Cabinet to discuss opening more businesses amid concerns in the Health Ministry of another round of coronavirus infection.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2020, 4:44 AM
'There is reason for optimism, we will proceed with caution'

'There is reason for optimism, we will proceed with caution'

Head of Health Ministry's epidemic unit: Regular routine will resume in a few months, but we will still have to watch our hygiene.Nitsan Keidar, 4/20/2020, 6:19 AM
Likud MK violated the Ministry of Health's guidelines

Likud MK violated the Ministry of Health's guidelines

MK Nir Barkat called on the public to celebrate Passover alone at home as he hosted his daughter throughout the holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2020, 6:50 AM
'They're sullying Kfar Chabad's name - it's not a coronavirus hotspot'

'They're sullying Kfar Chabad's name - it's not a coronavirus hotspot'

Kfar Chabad Committee demands Health Min. change how 'Kfar Chabad' cases are presented. 'No longer any infection, drop in number of cases'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2020, 8:41 AM
Government to vote on strict lockdown on last day of Passover & Mimouna

Government to vote on strict lockdown on last day of Passover & Mimouna

On Monday afternoon, the cabinet will vote on the strict lockdown demanded by the Health Ministry.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/13/2020, 2:53 PM
Health Ministry: Too early to discuss reopening schools

Health Ministry: Too early to discuss reopening schools

PM to decide on 'exit strategy' from coronavirus crisis and restrictions after Passover holiday,Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2020, 9:03 PM