Shaked says ministers will reintroduce quarantine for vaccinated travellers

Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked says the coronavirus cabinet set to meet at 8:30 pm is set to approve a new quarantine plan for tourists and Israeli travelers entering Israel.

According to the plan, Shaked confirmed in an interview, both those vaccinated and those who have recovered from the virus within six months will be required to quarantine for three days after traveling abroad. Seven days will be required for those who are not vaccinated, she says.

Saying that the government’s main goal in the coming week is increasing vaccinations, Shaked calls on parents to vaccinate children aged 5-11 now that the vaccine in available to them.

She says the government wants to try to leave the country open during the upcoming Hanukkah festival, which starts on Sunday night.

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