Health Ministry team recommends shortening COVID quarantine to 7 days

A Health Ministry team in charge of COVID-19 policy is recommending shortening the quarantine period for confirmed patients from 10 days to seven days, Hebrew media reports.

Most of the team members objected to expanding fourth vaccine shots — currently given to those aged 60+ and other risk groups — to larger parts of the population.

According to Health Ministry data, over 250,000 people have received the fourth dose.

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