Israel to require 14-day isolation for vacationers from United Kingdom

Israel would require incoming travellers from the UK to self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival beneath new coronavirus tips, info on an Israeli authorities web site confirmed on Sunday.

The an infection fee within the UK has risen sharply in current weeks, prompting British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to introduce tighter restrictions and native lockdowns.

The UK had been certainly one of 31 “inexperienced” nations from which travellers who meet a collection of particular necessities might enter Israel with out a necessary quarantine interval.

The UK’s standing will change to “crimson” on Oct. 23, Israeli well being ministry info confirmed.

The well being ministry identifies some 185 different nations and localities as crimson, implying excessive an infection charges. Incoming Israeli travellers are additionally topic to necessary self-isolation.

On Sunday, Israel started rolling again a second-wave lockdown that has helped cut back new circumstances. The nation has closed its borders to most non-Israelis, with exceptions together with international employees and Jewish yeshiva college students.