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Coronavirus: Israel to allow 2,000 air travelers to enter every day

"The ministerial cabinet has endorsed the transport minister's plan for inbound and outgoing flights ... Up to 2,000 people will be able to fly into Israel every day," a statement read

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Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel PM
The defense ministry has been tasked with contracting hotels where arrivals will be quarantined.

Israel's cabinet has allowed up to 2,000 foreign air travellers to enter the country every day, the prime minister's office and the health ministry said Sunday.

"The ministerial cabinet has endorsed the transport minister's plan for inbound and outgoing flights ... Up to 2,000 people will be able to fly into every day," a statement read.

The defense ministry has been tasked with contracting hotels where arrivals will be quarantined.

largely closed Ben Gurion Airport, the Jewish state's main gateway, on January 25 in an effort to prevent mutant strains from entering.

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First Published: Mon, February 15 2021. 06:59 IST
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