02 August 2020

Health minister says virus spread slowing, but still ‘worrisome’


At press conference, Edelstein encouraged by declining infection rate; virus czar urges ultra-Orthodox community to heed rules; PM says budget ready to go, no need for electionsThe Times of Israel is liveblogging Sunday’s developments as they unfold.7:13 pmUS task force leader says ‘extraordinarily widespread’ pandemic in new phaseWhite House coronavirus task force leader Dr. Deborah Birx says widespread coronavirus infections in urban and rural America mark a “new phase” for the pandemic, as [...]