Passengers on flights en route from London to TLV to be sent to hotel quarantine

Passengers of the two flights from London that are to land at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport in the coming hours will reportedly be sent to quarantine hotels in accordance with the new measures past by the coronavirus cabinet.

Upon landing, the passengers will will be taken to an isolated area in the airport terminal, undergo coronavirus tests and be taken immediately for isolation in state-run hotels hotels, the Kan public broadcaster reports.

Earlier this afternoon, the coronavirus cabinet approved measures barring entry for non Israelis from the UK, Denmark and South Africa, where new strains of the virus have been identified, and forcing Israelis coming from those countries into quarantine hotels for up to 14 days.

In addition, the Health Ministry is working to identify individuals still in the country who have arrived from the UK, Denmark or South Africa in the last two weeks and administer them coronavirus tests, Kan reports.