On Tuesday, Israeli schoolchildren erupted in cheers when they were told by their teacher that they could remove their masks. The teacher told them, “I want to inform you that the government has ruled that from today you no longer need a mask.”
The moment the teacher tells her pupils that as of now no more masks are required in the State of Israel.
— Rick Smol (@RickSmol) June 15, 2021
“Children headed to school and adults to work without masks for the first time in more than a year,” Reuters reported. “Israelis have not had to wear masks outdoors since April. … Israel has this month logged either zero or one daily COVID-19 deaths, Health Ministry data show. New infections have been in a steady but gentle decline after a steep drop-off in February and March. The ministry said masks would still be required of unvaccinated patients or staff in medical facilities, of people en route to quarantine and