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Report: COVID quarantine to be shortened to 5 days

Quarantine for Israelis who are confirmed to have COVID-19 or have come in close contact with such an individual will be shortened from seven days to five days, Channel 12 news reports.

The report says Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz has ordered staff to make the change, which has also been made by several other countries, including in England.

It says the change is expected to enter effect as soon as midnight today.

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