A man shops at Jerusalem’s Mahane Yehuda open-air fruit and vegetable market on Wednesday. (Raymond Crystal/The Media Line)

Israelis React to Possibility of Second Lockdown (VIDEO REPORT)

Health Ministry warns of widespread closures as number of fresh coronavirus cases continues to skyrocket

The Israeli government is considering imposing a second nationwide lockdown as the number of new coronavirus cases shoots up to record highs.

More than 1,700 new cases on average are now being reported on a daily basis, with the Health Ministry warning that a lockdown will be necessary if the number reaches 2,000.

What does the Israeli public have to say about the possibility of a lockdown? Are people satisfied with their government’s response to the pandemic?

The Media Line took to the streets of Jerusalem to find out.

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