Cell phones of the infected with Omicron variant tracked in Israel. The controversial local program will end today. The program entrusted to Shin Bet’s internal intelligence services was approved on Sunday and expires today. Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz announced this evening that they will not extend it, reports the Times of Israel.
The program contributed “to the effort for break the chain of infections“, explained Bennett and Horowitz, reserving the right to reactivate it if necessary. I had insisted” that the use of this technology should be restricted and short-lived, for a few days, in order to obtain urgent information to reduce the spread of a variant. unknown. That’s exactly what we did, “Horowitz, who last year opposed using the program when he was in opposition, said on Twitter.