The coronavirus cases is increasing in the world with a hike in this situation Israel restricts their nationals to travel India and six other countries as to prevent them from the infection. 

In interaction with media Israel Prime Minister and the Health Minister on Friday, it was said that Israel nationals will not be allowed to travel to Ukraine, Brazil, Ethiopia, South Africa, India, Mexico and Turkey. This protocal will come into force on May 3 and will remain in place until May 16.

Non-Israelis, however, will be able to travel to above mentioned countries, provided they plan to reside there permanently, the press release confirmed. The regulation will not be applicable to those who stay at airports in transit in one of these countries for a time period of up to 12 hours while waiting for a connecting flight for their final arriving point.


The Israeli government has also authorised its health and interior ministers to appoint representatives to head an appeal committee and the panel reviewing special cases. Meanwhile, the Health Ministry proposed that those returning from the seven countries enter a two-week mandatory quarantine in govt aided institutions, even if they have been completed the process of vaccination or recovered from COVID-19.

Those who have received two negative COVID-19 test reports will be required to be in a 10-day quarantine. These additional restrictions are also expected to come into force on May 3, but are subject to the approval of the Knesset’s (Israeli parliament) Arrangements Committee after reviewing.

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