Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Health Minister Yuli Edelstein visited the control center at Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer this afternoon (Sunday).
“In recent days it has become clear that we have been able to stop the rise of the virus,” Edelstein said.
Netanyahu said: “We are examining vaccine options. The signs at the moment seem encouraging but it is still too early to say. If there are vaccines, I want the State of Israel to have access to these vaccines, to medical staff, to risk groups and then to the entire population.”
Regarding the dispute with the “blue and white” over the state budget, the prime minister said “in order to overcome the economic crisis, money must now be injected, in the immediate term, into a three-month budget.” We do not know what the longer-term economic picture will look like.
” We need to move a budget quickly and inject money into the economy, and later there will be a budget for the year to come. “There is no reason why this should not be done, the transfer of the budget should not be conditioned on political considerations,” Netanyahu stressed.
Corona Superintendent Prof. Roni Gamzo said “We are in an almost stable line. We will not be reckless in allowing restrictions, we will straighten a line where things are unlikely, but we will not be reckless.”