No 'red cities' by next Thursday, says coronavirus czar

No 'red cities' by next Thursday, says coronavirus czar

Prof. Ronni Gamzu estimates that all 'red cities' will have coronavirus outbreaks largely contained by next Thursday.Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 2:08 PM
Decisions on easing closure - only on Thursday

Decisions on easing closure - only on Thursday

Coronavirus cabinet convenes, but decisions regarding practical easing of closure will not be made today, given fear of Sukkot morbidity.Hezki Baruch, 10/13/2020, 6:16 PM
Lockdown likely to be eased next week - except in areas with high infection rates

Lockdown likely to be eased next week - except in areas with high infection rates

Israel's Coronavirus Czar to push for keeping full lockdown in place in areas with high infection rates, easing lockdown elsewhere.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2020, 2:15 PM
Coronavirus Czar on Minister Gamliel affair: I'm disappointed

Coronavirus Czar on Minister Gamliel affair: I'm disappointed

Prof. Ronni Gamzu says public figures must be careful not to commit even small violations of coronavirus guidelines.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2020, 5:00 PM
Gamzu: 40% of new COVID-19 cases are haredim

Gamzu: 40% of new COVID-19 cases are haredim

Coronavirus Czar says Israel will soon see a decrease in the number of new patients due to current lockdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/1/2020, 3:21 PM
Gamzu seeks to increase fines for COVID-rules violators

Gamzu seeks to increase fines for COVID-rules violators

Coronavirus Czar seeks to double fines for some coronavirus regulations violations, increase fines by 10 times for other violations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/30/2020, 8:47 PM
Israel could see 1,090 seriously ill patients within a week

Israel could see 1,090 seriously ill patients within a week

Prof. Gamzu presents data on COVID-19 morbidity to the Coronavirus Cabinet, says positivity rate in haredi sector double that of population.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/30/2020, 7:27 PM
Israel now has more daily coronavirus-related deaths per capita than the U.S.

Israel now has more daily coronavirus-related deaths per capita than the U.S.

Coronavirus is spreading faster and wider than ever before - no one is immune.Ido Ben Porat, 9/29/2020, 11:23 AM
Gamzu: I ask forgiveness from Israeli citizens

Gamzu: I ask forgiveness from Israeli citizens

Coronavirus Czar asks for special forgiveness from the haredi community ahead of Yom Kippur.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/27/2020, 2:10 PM
Gamzu: 'I recommended not closing country'

Gamzu: 'I recommended not closing country'

COVID-19 coordinator says hermetic closure will lead to more significant reduction in morbidity: 'Government decision is message to public.'Netanel Katz, 9/24/2020, 2:03 PM
Prof. Ronni Gamzu: 'The situation is under control, but still extremely serious'

Prof. Ronni Gamzu: 'The situation is under control, but still extremely serious'

"I appeal to everyone not to remain indifferent to the crisis," says coronavirus czar.Radio 103 FM, 9/22/2020, 11:58 AM
Coronavirus Commissar predicts 1,200 seriously ill per day

Coronavirus Commissar predicts 1,200 seriously ill per day

Coronavirus Commissar at Wolfson Hospital: 'Clearly, number of patients will double in coming weeks; hospitals currently being prepared.'Mordechai Sones, 9/21/2020, 8:59 PM
'The public doesn't understand that the threat is real'

'The public doesn't understand that the threat is real'

'We'll have 800 seriously ill patients by the end of the week, and with 40 more every day,' says Ronni Gamzu.David Rosenberg, 9/21/2020, 1:09 PM
Netanyahu: The lockdown is becoming a joke

Netanyahu: The lockdown is becoming a joke

PM scolds Coronavirus Czar: 'Did we imprison people in their homes for no benefit? What will we tell the citizens afterwards?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2020, 10:19 PM
Coronavirus Czar: Israel has highest infection rate on earth

Coronavirus Czar: Israel has highest infection rate on earth

'Israel has the highest infection rate on earth,' says Prof. Ronni Gamzu, claiming there is no alternative to second lockdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2020, 8:22 PM
'The holidays in Israel this year won't be like normal holidays'

'The holidays in Israel this year won't be like normal holidays'

Ronni Gamzu pushes back on criticism of his handling of the coronavirus, vows to stay on. 'People who mock curfew plan don't understand it.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2020, 9:24 AM
'Put politics aside, Coronavirus Czar needs our support'

'Put politics aside, Coronavirus Czar needs our support'

Minister of Strategic Affairs Orit Farkash Hacohen offers support for embattled Coronavirus Czar Prof. Ronni Gamzu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/6/2020, 6:05 PM
Will the coronavirus guidelines for synagogues be changed?

Will the coronavirus guidelines for synagogues be changed?

Details of plan for operating synagogues, 'traffic light' plan, to be ironed out at special meeting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2020, 9:55 AM
PM Netanyahu to decide: Will Israelis be allowed to visit Uman this year?

PM Netanyahu to decide: Will Israelis be allowed to visit Uman this year?

PM Netanyahu to hold meeting on travel to Uman ahead of Jewish New Year. Coronavirus czar: 'Impossible to keep guidelines in Uman.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/25/2020, 11:09 AM
Coronavirus Czar: I won't change my mind on flights to Uman

Coronavirus Czar: I won't change my mind on flights to Uman

Prof. Ronni Gamzu doubles down on opposition to Uman pilgrimages during coronavirus pandemic, urges gov't to block mass gatherings in Uman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2020, 10:21 PM
Meir Porush: Coronavirus czar Ronni Gamzu is 'disconnected'

Meir Porush: Coronavirus czar Ronni Gamzu is 'disconnected'

'We absolutely cannot agree that people so disconnected take control and criticize us,' Dep. Education Min. Porush says.Michal Levi, 8/22/2020, 11:11 PM
'We're working to avoid a total shut down of the economy'

'We're working to avoid a total shut down of the economy'

Israel's coronavirus czar visits Barziliai hospital, tours facility's coronavirus ward.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2020, 2:48 PM