In Israel in the Middle East, the number of people infected with the new coronavirus has increased again due to the effects of the mutant virus confirmed in India, and there are many cases in which the elderly become more severe.
For this reason, the Israeli government has decided to give a third vaccination to people over the age of 60 who have completed two vaccinations starting next month.
In Israel, more than 80% of people aged 16 and over have been vaccinated twice, but since the end of last month, the infection with the mutant virus "Delta strain" confirmed in India has spread and the number of newly infected people per day is 2000. There are also conspicuous cases in which the number of elderly people who have completed vaccination becomes more severe than the number of people.
In response to this situation, on the 29th, based on the opinions of experts, the Israeli government decided to give a third vaccination to people over the age of 60 who have completed vaccination from the 1st of next month.
In Israel, deregulation was progressing due to the single digit number of newly infected people until the middle of last month, but the government has made it mandatory to wear masks indoors again due to the spread of infection, and measures at the water's edge. We are strengthening the sense of crisis, such as strengthening.
Regarding vaccination, the British government has also announced plans to start a third vaccination in September for elderly people aged 70 and over and health care workers who are at high risk of infection.