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Prof. Nachman Ash: 'Coronavirus infection rates higher than we've ever seen'.

Prof. Nachman Ash: 'Coronavirus infection rates higher than we've ever seen'.

'Downward trend at a standstill, but still no drop in the number of severely ill coronavirus patients,' Health Min. Director General says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/09/2021 13:26
10,000 new COVID cases, Coefficient of infection rises

10,000 new COVID cases, Coefficient of infection rises

Nearly 700 patients remain in serious condition, death toll rises to 7,338.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/09/2021 11:15
Further drop in number of new COVID cases

Further drop in number of new COVID cases

4,975 new cases diagnosed compared to 9,749 the day before. 697 patients are in serious condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2021 11:37
'We will have a lockdown if serious cases continue to rise'

'We will have a lockdown if serious cases continue to rise'

Health Ministry Director-General Prof. Nachman Ash says third vaccine doses must reduce case numbers this week or there will be a lockdown.103FM, 15/08/2021 09:22
COVID Czar: Outline for safe High Holiday prayers

COVID Czar: Outline for safe High Holiday prayers

Prof. Nachman Ash calls on public to get vaccinated. 'The number of verified people reaches new highs every day.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/08/2021 18:55
Health Ministry Dir. Gen. Prof. Nachman Ash: 'Considering a lockdown at the end of August'

Health Ministry Dir. Gen. Prof. Nachman Ash: 'Considering a lockdown at the end of August'

'We will need to make a decision in two or three weeks, maybe even in August,' Health Min. Director General says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/08/2021 10:24
Health Ministry chief: 'Green pass' won't make a difference

Health Ministry chief: 'Green pass' won't make a difference

Director general of Ministry of Health to hospital directors: Additional measures to prevent COVID-19 spread will be taken.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2021 04:03
Health Min. Director: Rise in COVID cases troubling

Health Min. Director: Rise in COVID cases troubling

Prof. Nachman Ash hopes green passport restrictions will reduce outbreak as number of serious COVID cases surpasses 100.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/07/2021 18:02
Israeli Health Ministry Chief: 'We might impose lockdown during holidays'

Israeli Health Ministry Chief: 'We might impose lockdown during holidays'

Director-General of Israeli Health Ministry says government is considering imposing a new lockdown during holiday season.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/07/2021 12:48
Health Ministry chief: Don't travel abroad unless it's vital

Health Ministry chief: Don't travel abroad unless it's vital

Policies regarding travel & quarantine likely to change, warns Health Ministry director-general.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/07/2021 19:19
New study shows vaccine efficacy in preventing serious illness

New study shows vaccine efficacy in preventing serious illness

Study shows vaccine gives between 2 and 8 times more protection from serious case of Covid-19.Orly Harari, 25/07/2021 17:55
Health Ministry chief on Bennett's speech: I am against attacks on vaccine refusers

Health Ministry chief on Bennett's speech: I am against attacks on vaccine refusers

Professor Nachman Ash: The vaccine is important, but I don't believe in attacking those who refuse to get it.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 24/07/2021 00:27
Prof. Nachman Ash: '1,400 new coronavirus cases were diagnosed yesterday'

Prof. Nachman Ash: '1,400 new coronavirus cases were diagnosed yesterday'

'Challenge at airport is to reduce infections, while at the same time we want to allow exit from Israel,' Health Min. Director General says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2021 10:56
Prof. Ash: 'This is not the time to travel abroad'

Prof. Ash: 'This is not the time to travel abroad'

Health Ministry director-general admits vaccines declining in efficacy: "We have yet to understand why."Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/07/2021 20:02
Health Ministry Director General: Holiday lockdown a possibility

Health Ministry Director General: Holiday lockdown a possibility

Director General of the Ministry of Health, Prof. Nachman Ash, says a lockdown could be imposed during the high holidays.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/07/2021 00:09
Health Ministry Director-General signs order shortening quarantine

Health Ministry Director-General signs order shortening quarantine

Prof. Nachman Ash signs amendment that will make it possible to shorten the isolation to seven days subject to two negative tests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2021 02:07
COVID Czar: No decision on 3rd vaccine yet

COVID Czar: No decision on 3rd vaccine yet

Prof. Nachman Ash says mistake in published data showed more negative COVID tests than were taken, artificially lowering positivity rate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/07/2021 20:01
Prof. Nachman Ash: 'Delta variant means we need a lot more people vaccinated'

Prof. Nachman Ash: 'Delta variant means we need a lot more people vaccinated'

Whether current measures stop outbreak 'really depends on the public's cooperation,' Health Min. Director General says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/07/2021 10:51
Coronavirus Czar tapped to lead Israel's Health Ministry

Coronavirus Czar tapped to lead Israel's Health Ministry

Nachman Ash, chief of Israel's COVID efforts, appointed to head Health Ministry after current chief, Hezi Levy, announces his resignation.David Rosenberg, 28/06/2021 14:31
115 COVID diagnoses yesterday, Tel Aviv declared yellow city

115 COVID diagnoses yesterday, Tel Aviv declared yellow city

COVID Czar says fewer restrictions will be imposed if increase in cases does not lead to serious illnesses and hospitalization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/06/2021 09:44
Indoor mask mandate to be reimposed next week

Indoor mask mandate to be reimposed next week

Coronavirus Czar Prof. Nachman Ash recommends public begin wearing masks indoors now even before mandate is reinstated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/06/2021 17:34
'We can't say we are in control of the outbreak'

'We can't say we are in control of the outbreak'

Health Ministry officials warn even people who have been vaccinated or recovered can be infected with new COVID strain.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/06/2021 20:18
Are we on our way to lockdown? Drive-thru testing is back

Are we on our way to lockdown? Drive-thru testing is back

COVID Czar admits latest outbreaks have yet to be contained.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/06/2021 14:31
Israel's Coronavirus Czar: We may need to reimpose restrictions

Israel's Coronavirus Czar: We may need to reimpose restrictions

Top COVID official urges parents to vaccinate children ages 12-15, warns that restrictions on public activity might be reimposed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/06/2021 08:31
Prof. Nachman Ash: Israel negotiating for millions more vaccines

Prof. Nachman Ash: Israel negotiating for millions more vaccines

'We're waiting for FDA approval, vaccine seems safe and effective for children,' Prof. Nachman Ash says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/04/2021 12:52
Coronavirus Czar: If all goes well we can reopen in a month

Coronavirus Czar: If all goes well we can reopen in a month

Prof. Nachman Ash says Health Ministry delaying reopening education system as a precaution to prevent an outbreak in schools.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2021 22:04
COVID Czar: Things are looking good, but masks are still a must

COVID Czar: Things are looking good, but masks are still a must

Israel's coronavirus project chief upbeat about COVID statistics, but says mask mandate still needed outdoors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/04/2021 10:20
Corona Commissioner Ash: We're monitoring whether vaccinated people 'get infected more'

Corona Commissioner Ash: We're monitoring whether vaccinated people 'get infected more'

Prof Nachman Ash says vaccination of children 12 and older may commence 'in coming weeks,' after Emergency Use Authorization from the FDA.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/04/2021 16:00
'No plans for extra restrictions during Passover'

'No plans for extra restrictions during Passover'

Israel's top coronavirus official touts 'good infection numbers', says Israelis will be able to have 'reasonable' Passover celebrations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/03/2021 17:54