Half of Israelis blame Netanyahu for 2nd coronavirus wave

Prime Minister blamed by the public for severity of the current coronavirus outbreak, failure to manage economic damage.

Arutz Sheva Staff ,

Direct Polls poll
Direct Polls poll
Direct Polls

50% of Israelis blame Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu for the severity of the second coronavirus wave in Israel, according to a new poll published by the Direct Polls organization.

41% of respondents blamed "the public who do not follow health guidelines."

58% of respondents also blamed Netanyahu for the government's failure to provide adequate compensation for groups most affected by the economic hardships which have resulted from the coronavirus restrictions.

34% blamed treasury and tax officials who have delayed the payments the government has promised. Only 9% blamed other factors.