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Netanyahu lauds Israel's coronavirus 'success,' announces gradual reopening of economy



Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presents a graph showing the drop in new coronavirus cases in the country over the past few weeks at a press conference in Jerusalem, where he announced the easing or lifting of lockdown measures, May 4, 2020.

(JNS)-Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday touted Israel's "major success" in confronting the coronavirus pandemic, and laid out the government's plan for a phased reopening of the economy following weeks of lockdowns.

Speaking at a press conference on Monday night, Netanyahu presented a graph illustrating the Jewish state's low infection rates and death tolls relative to other countries, and said that the result proved that the strict anti-coronavirus measures he began to impose in early March were justified. These measures included the shuttering of schools, the closing of...

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