Vaccinated tourists exempt from isolation like Israelis – Ash

By ROSSELLA TERCATIN
Photo by: DAVID COHEN/FLASH 90

Individuals vaccinated abroad – whether Israeli or foreign citizens – can be exempt from isolation when they enter the country, provided that they meet the criteria set by the Health Ministry and they undergo a serological test in Israel, Coronavirus Commissioner Prof. Nachman Ash said Tuesday.

 A WOMAN receives a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, at Meuhedet vaccination center in Jerusalem, last week.  (credit: YONATAN SINDEL/FLASH90)

In order to meet the criteria, incoming passengers have to have received a third shot or have been vaccinated or recovered within the previous six months, or have recovered and also received one shot.

To be released from isolation, passengers have to contact the ministry’s landline.

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