700 Jerusalem students, teachers sent to quarantine after Bethlehem visit

Some 700 students and teachers from a Jerusalem bilingual school will enter home quarantine after a visit to the West Bank city of Bethlehem due to the rise in coronavirus cases in the city.

Yesterday the Health Ministry said any Israelis to have visited Bethlehem in the past 14 days must enter home quarantine.

Palestinian security forces block the entrance to the Angel Hotel in the the West Bank city of Bethlehem, March 5, 2020. (Wisam Hashlamoun/Flash90)

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