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.8:45 pmLikud MK denies she was invited to meet Netanyahu to prevent her ousterLikud MK Yifat Shasha-Biton denies she was invited to a meeting on Monday with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as part of an effort to avoid her ouster as the chair of the Knesset’s Coronavirus Committee.She [...]