150 Israelis who arrived from India, Mexico refusing tests; 55 cases on flights

Some 150 Israelis who recently arrived from India and Mexico have refused to undergo testing for coronavirus, Channel 12 reports, amid fears of the Indian variant of the virus spreading in the country.

The report says 55 people on the two flights have already been confirmed as carriers — 10 of them despite being vaccinated.

Travellers at Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv on April 18, 2021. (Yossi Aloni/Flash90)
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