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Israel opens borders for vaccinated travelers

Headlines 14:57 01 Nov, 2021

From November 1, foreigners fully vaccinated with the Pfizer will be able to enter Israel

Israel opens borders for vaccinated travelers

Israel on Monday opened its borders for the first time since March 2020 to tourists who are vaccinated against COVID-19 or have recovered from the disease, Qazet.az informs, citing foreign media.

The press service of the Israeli Ministry of Health informed at the end of October, that from November 1, foreigners fully vaccinated with the Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Sinovac, Sinopharm, Johnson & Johnson and Covishield are allowed into the country, subject to a number of conditions on the dates and number of vaccines and boosters received. In particular, the last vaccination must have been made no more than six months ago.Under both the current and the new regulations, all travelers to Israel must take a PCR test within 72 hours of their departure and must take a second test when they land at Ben Gurion Airport. Vaccinated travelers must remain in quarantine either for 24 hours or until they receive a negative test result. Those who aren’t vaccinated must remain in quarantine for 14 days, which can be shortened to seven days with two negative tests, on days 1 and 7.