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Government okays proposal for electronic monitoring of returning travelers

Travelers arriving at Ben Gurion Airport on July 1, 2021. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)
Travelers arriving at Ben Gurion Airport on July 1, 2021. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Government ministers okay a proposal authorizing Public Security Minister Omer Barlev to revive electronic monitoring of returning travelers to ensure they remain in quarantine.

The surveillance will be conducted using a phone application rather than electronic bracelets, according to Hebrew media reprots.

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