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COVID tests will no longer be needed to board flights to Israel on Saturday

Medical technicians test passengers for COVID-19 at Ben Gurion Airport, on March 8, 2021. (Flash90)
Medical technicians test passengers for COVID-19 at Ben Gurion Airport, on March 8, 2021. (Flash90)

The Health Ministry announces that beginning Saturday, May 21, both Israeli and foreign travelers will no longer need to provide an antigen test before boarding flights to Israel.

Citing declining morbidity, it also says that the requirement to undergo a PCR check upon arriving at Ben Gurion Airport will be dropped for foreigners on Saturday, as well as for Israelis.

Travelers must still fill out a Health Ministry declaration within 48 hours of flying.

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