Dan Hotels pitches in: “In addition to the Dan Panorama, the Dan Hotel in Jerusalem will begin accepting coronavirus patients”

Luxury Tel Aviv Beachfront Hotel Being Converted Into Coronavirus Clinic
by Benjamin Kerstein
March 16, 2020

A luxury beachfront hotel in Tel Aviv is being turned into a clinic for coronavirus patients, the Israeli news site N12 reported Monday. Officials from IDF Home Front Command, emergency medical service Magen David Adom and the Israel Police are already at the Dan Panorama Hotel in Tel Aviv and making arrangements to isolate and secure the building in order to prevent infection when the patients arrive. A special sterile area has been set up, a CCTV network has been installed to monitor patients, and signs have been put up warning of possible infection. READ MORE

ARUTZ SHEVA Israel leads in the battle against coronavirus Israel took the danger seriously from the start and has done everything possible to contain it. If only my country, Italy, had been as wise. Now, as announced last night, the Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet) will track down coronavirus patients and the route they took until they went into isolation or hospitalization. The technology will enable the Shin Bet to identify the people who were within range of the patient and those who were exposed to the virus can be informed, directly to their phones, that they must go into isolation or be tested.

JEWISH PRESS Israel Closes the Border, Bars Entry to Non-Citizens in Fight Against COVID-19 Israel has closed its borders to non-citizens, according to a notice from Population and Immigration Authority. Citing a recommendation from the Ministry of Health, ministry spokesperson Sabine Haddad said that after two weeks of restricting the entry of passengers who were not citizens of Israel or its residents, stricter measures were needed to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus

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