New rules for quarantine in Israel: all the details

New quarantine rules in Israel: all the details

On Tuesday, December 28, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett held a meeting on amendments to the quarantine instructions.

Office of the Prime Minister.

It is clarified that the meeting was attended by Minister of Health Nitzan Horowitz, Minister of Education Ifat Shasha-Biton and others. In particular, the meeting decided the following:

Persons who have been vaccinated and have been in contact with an infected coronavirus (regardless of the strain) will be required to undergo a PCR test for coronavirus and be in self-isolation until the test result is obtained.

For the next ten days, these persons are prohibited from being in crowded places at entertainment and cultural events and contact with persons belonging to high-risk categories.

This is a decision will apply to all Israeli citizens aged five years and over.

Persons who have not been vaccinated and who have been in contact with a person infected with coronavirus (regardless of the strain) must be quarantined for seven days and can leave quarantine if the PCR test is negative at the beginning and on the seventh day of self-isolation. The decision will enter into force on December 29.

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