Israel’s Central Election Committee revealed on Wednesday that upcoming elections slated for March 23 will cost about 100 million shekels (approximately $30 million), as polling stations will have to be revamped to accommodate social-distancing directives amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

The committee also said it will have to open an additional 2,000 polling stations nationwide, bringing the total number to 14,000, including 350 in nursing homes.

This article first appeared in Israel Hayom.

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