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Israel to require negative coronavirus test to enter from land, sea

The government approves regulations requiring people entering Israel through land crossings or by sea to have a negative coronavirus test that was conducted in the previous 72 hours, as is mandated for air travel.

Those who violate the rule will be fined NIS 2,500 ($769), according to a joint statement by the Prime Minister’s Office and Health Ministry.

All travelers will also be required to take another test upon entering Israel, with violators fined NIS 3,500 ($1,076).

The rules go into effect in 24 hours.

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