Jun 30, 2020 | News | Jerusalem & Area

Knesset advances bill raising fine for not wearing a face mask

The Knesset on Monday advanced a bill hiking up the fine for those eschewing face masks in public areas, as required under Health Ministry measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Under the terms of the bill, the fine will be more than doubled from its current NIS 200 ($57) to NIS 500 ($144).

Full Story (The Times of Israel)