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Israeli health minister: Room for COVID optimism as ‘R’ drops to 0.8
Daily Remedy
September 10, 2021 - 11:24 am

“There is room for optimism,” said Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz Friday morning in a Facebook post soon after his ministry updated that the country’s reproduction rate had dropped to 0.8.
The reproduction rate or “R” is the number of people a sick person infects. It has been declining for several days now, Friday morning reaching the target that decision makers had said previously would halt the spread of coronavirus.

“The low reproduction rate provides sufficient safety margins to prevent the resumption of the outbreak as a result of the opening of the education system,” a team of Hebrew University researchers that advise the government said on Friday in a report.

Source: The Jerusalem Post

https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/covid-numbers-nearly-8000-cases-yesterday-but-r-at-08-679127

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