Coronavirus chief: 'Israel has lowest mortality rate in world'
August 28, 2020
(JNS) — According to Israel’s Coronavirus Project coordinator, Ronni Gamzu, his main goal right now is to combat and contain the virus “without implementing a full lockdown on the country.”
“I am not sure we will succeed, but I am trying,” he said.
He made his remarks in a briefing to the foreign press this week. Gamzu, who in the past served as the Health Ministry director general, was appointed to the role in July by Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Health Minister Yuli Edelstein.
He told reporters at the briefing that despite the country’s high morbidity rate,...