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Israel declares coronavirus lockdown for Passover holiday feast

Reuters Monday, 6 April 2020
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Monday a national lockdown would begin on Tuesday and end on Friday to try to stem the spread of the new coronavirus during the Jewish holiday of Passover.
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