TIMES OF ISRAEL
Israel reportedly decides on self-quarantine for arrivals from NY, Wash., CA
March 8, 2020
Passengers arriving in Israel from New York, Washington state, and California will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days under new regulations decided by Israeli health authorities late on Saturday night, Army Radio reported. Passengers who come to Israel via connecting flights in those US states will not be required to enter quarantine…Air France said on Saturday it had halted all flights between Paris and Tel Aviv until March 28. Lufthansa, Iberia, Wizz Air and Alitalia have already canceled flights to Israel. Israel on Wednesday barred entry to almost all non-residents of the Jewish state arriving from France, Germany, Spain, Austria and Switzerland. The measures come on top of restrictions previously imposed on arrivals from mainland China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, Macau, South Korea, Japan and Italy. READ MORE
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