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As coronavirus cases continue to decline, Israel is dropping its mask requirement indoors, scrapping its final COVID-19 restrictions.
Beginning Tuesday, Israel’s population can skip wearing masks indoors, including students in school and office workers. Meanwhile, unvaccinated patients or medical staff, people headed to quarantine, and commercial flight passengers are still required to wear masks.
Since April, Israel is allowed to go without masks outdoors.
The country is among the most successful nations in its vaccination campaign with about 55 percent of its 9.3 million population inoculated. It also recently opened its vaccination program to 12 to 15-year-olds.
According to its health ministry, Israel logged zero or one COVID-19 death daily this month. The number of coronavirus cases is also in a steady decline.