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Against the background of the increase in corona morbidity: Lapid meets with Horowitz - these are the recommendations of the Ministry of Health | Israel today

2022-07-03T14:52:17.328Z

During the discussion, the Prime Minister was presented with the status of morbidity in the current wave and the expected trends in the coming wave.



Prime Minister Yair Lapid and Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz today (Sunday) held a cutting-edge situation on the issue of the corona and the current wave of illness

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The discussion presented to the Prime Minister the morbidity status of the current wave, the routine of life management in the country alongside the epidemic, a policy of testing and isolation, as well as morbidity trends in the near future.

The Prime Minister, the Minister of Health and the professional bodies emphasized that the rule is "life alongside the virus - alongside preparation and readiness".

"We are approaching the peak of the global tourist season at all airports, including in Israel. This will have an effect on the speed of expansion. In this respect, maintaining the level of readiness is critical - we stay with the pulse," said Prime Minister Lapid.

The congestion in the wards is back?

Archive, Photo: Oren Ben Hakon

Health Minister Horowitz added: "We are now seeing a re-increase in morbidity. We are not taking our finger off the pulse and maintaining vigilance at all times. So that we can continue to maintain a full routine, I call on the public to act responsibly, to be tested, to maintain isolation rules." "Especially for the at-risk population, to wear masks indoors."

The recommendations of the Ministry of Health's experts to the Prime Minister and the Minister of Health are: monitoring and management of the corona in accordance with the increase in morbidity, continued preservation of arrays under the principle of 'dynamic readiness' (operation and reinforcement according to situation assessments), continued preservation of medicines and procurement in accordance with Ministry of Health recommendations.

Wearing a mask in enclosed spaces - remains a recommendation only.

Calls on the public to act responsibly.

Horowitz, Photo: Oren Ben Hakon

The discussion was attended by the Deputy Prime Minister, Naftali Bennett, the Director General of the Prime Minister's Office, Naama Schultz, the Director General of the Ministry of Health, Prof. Nachman Ash, the Head of Public Health Services at the Ministry of Health, Dr. Sharon Elrai-Price, the Corona Commissioner, Prof. Salman Zarka and other professionals.

"Encountering a heavy wave of illness"

Meanwhile, in recent days there has been a significant increase in hospitalizations of Corona patients at Laniado Hospital in Netanya. As of this morning, 48 patients have been hospitalized, eight of them in critical condition - anesthetized and respirated.

Nadav Chen, CEO of Laniado Hospital, said: "Unfortunately, for the sixth time, we are experiencing a wave of serious illness. The medical and nursing staff are skilled and provide professional care at the highest level. Personnel and in terms of isolated hospital areas. "

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Source: israelhayom

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