Tel Aviv, June 15 -- : Israel has allowed people to go maskless indoors from Tuesday, as the coronavirus cases in the country are decreasing.

Times of Israel reported that the Health Ministry announced that from today the requirement for masks to be worn indoors will be lifted, marking the end of one of the only major coronavirus restrictions remaining in Israel.

However, the Ministry said that some people have to wear masks to combat COVID spread. These include workers or guests who have not been vaccinated or recovered at welfare institutions, long-term care facilities or homes for the elderly, individuals en route to quarantine, and travelers on a flight. It also did not address schools.

Earlier, the Ministry had said that masks would...