(January 3, 2021 / Israel Hayom) The Palestinian Authority over the weekend announced a full, two-week lockdown as part of its efforts to curb the coronavirus pandemic in the West Bank.
Supermarkets, pharmacies and other essential services will be allowed to remain open.
The P.A. has recorded 140,287 coronavirus cases since the pandemic erupted, including 1,447 deaths. Some 120,000 Palestinian have recovered from the disease.
This article first appeared in Israel Hayom.
Jewish News Syndicate
With geographic, political and social divides growing wider, high-quality reporting and informed analysis are more important than ever to keep people connected.
Our ability to cover the most important issues in Israel and throughout the Jewish world—without the standard media bias—depends on the support of committed readers.
If you appreciate the value of our news service and recognize how JNS stands out among the competition, please click on the link and make a one-time or monthly contribution.
We appreciate your support.