Israeli easing lockdown restrictions
Israel announced that it will ease lockdown restrictions, as studies there reveal that the Pfizer vaccine is nearly 86 percent effective in preventing hospitalizations and death from Covid-19.
As of Sunday, shops, libraries and museums can open, but social distancing and masks are still required.
The Israeli health ministry referred to the first stage of returning to normalcy.
According to reports, Israel has the highest vaccination rate in the world, as more than 49 percent of the residents in the country have received at least one dose.