Defense Ministry to help set up another COVID testing facility at airport

The Defense Ministry announces it will assist in swiftly setting up another coronavirus testing facility at Ben Gurion Airport, amid concerns that infected arrivals from abroad are fueling a rise in COVID-19 cases.

In a joint statement, the defense and health ministries say the former will help set up a tent where hundreds of people can be tested at once, with the specifications for the facility to be drawn up in the next day.

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