Health Ministry associate director-general Prof. Itamar Grotto told the Knesset State Control Committee today that the Health Ministry will present a plan to reopen Israel’s borders to non-Israeli passport holders by the end of August or the beginning of next month. Israel’s borders have been closed to foreign citizens since mid-March, the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic.
On Monday the Ministry of Health listed 20 ‘green’ countries: Austria, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Italy, Jordan, Latvia, Lithuania, New Zealand, Slovenia, and the UK.
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Israelis returning from green countries are no longer required to undergo 14-days isolation.