02 August 2020

Just 421 new virus cases recorded in 24 hours as testing takes dive


Five more people die of virus since morning, bringing death toll to 536; virus czar says government won’t ‘hastily’ lift restrictionsThe Times of Israel is liveblogging Sunday’s developments as they unfold.9:13 pmRocket fired at Israel from Gaza, is intercepted by Iron DomeOne rocket fired from the Gaza Strip is intercepted by the Iron Dome missile defense system, the Israel Defense Forces says.The attack triggered sirens in the town of Sderot, as well as small communities in the Sha’ar Hanegev [...]