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Conflicting reports on whether sweeping quarantine effective immediately

Government officials are giving conflicting accounts as to when exactly the new quarantine requirements on all arrivals from abroad come into effect.

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri tells Channel 12 the decision will come into force in 72 hours. But Health Ministry director general Avi Bar Siman Tov says it is in effect from this moment forward.

The Times of Israel is looking for clarification.

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