“Starting Saturday, May 21, both Israeli and foreign travelers will no longer need to be tested for COVID-19 to enter the country, neither before boarding a flight nor after landing”

Israel to end mandatory masking aboard international flights on May 23
Alexander Fulbright
May 17, 2022

Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz on Tuesday announced that face masks will no longer be required on international flights as of May 23, as the government moves to end Israel’s few remaining coronavirus restrictions. “We aren’t keeping unnecessary restrictions in place,” Horowitz tweeted. Under the new policy, starting next Monday masking will be only mandatory in medical centers and senior living facilities…According to Ynet news site report Monday, Horowitz and top Health Ministry officials in recent weeks have discussed dropping quarantine rules for Israelis who contact COVID. READ MORE

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