The Israeli media spotlight the explosion in Beirut, which left thousands of people injured.
“Maariv Hashavua”: Edelstein: “Quarantine on weekends only disturbs people”
On August 4, at about 18:00, a powerful explosion thundered in the port of Beirut. According to the Lebanese government, about 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate (ammonium nitrate), which had been stored in a warehouse in the port for six years, exploded.
The Juvenile Court has extended by three days the pre-trial detention of a 16-year-old Lod resident suspected of attacking an LGBT group on the evening of August 2 in the port of Jaffa.
On Wednesday, August 5, a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers on the fight against coronavirus will be held, at which the issue of lifting quarantine on weekends or introducing stricter quarantine for all days of the week will be decided.
Health Minister Julius Edelstein, during a visit to Wolfson Hospital, said that the weekend quarantine would soon be lifted, because it does not bring any benefit, but “only interferes with people.”