International airport tel Aviv will be temporarily closed for receiving commercial flights from abroad

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All commercial flights from the United States and other countries to Israel canceled. On 11 April, Facebook announced in the Prime Minister’s office after the meeting, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with Minister of transport Bezalel Smotrich.

The ban will apply until the until the Cabinet of Ministers will not solve the legal formalities, which are still not allow to accommodate all arrivals from abroad in mandatory quarantine in hotels, administered by the Ministry of defence.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu contacted Transportation Minister Bezalel Smotrich this evening; it was decided to…

Опубліковано The Prime Minister of Israel Субота, 11 квітня 2020 р.

According to Times of Israel, Netanyahu went on tough measures after the incident at the airport of tel Aviv. On the morning of 11 April, about 70 passengers of a flight from new York left the airport in a taxi without checking their temperature, or fill in the form with information on the whereabouts of the next 14 days.

The publication notes that the laws do not allow police or military to force people to quarantine. As reported by Times of Israel source in the Ministry of health of passengers, who said that we have the opportunity to isolate themselves, was permitted to return home, and the rest were sent to hotels for a 14-day quarantine.

Most lethal outcomes of the disease COVID-19 in the U.S. is recorded in the state of new York.

In Israel, on 12 April revealed 10 743 case coronavirus infection, 103 people died.

Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. March 11, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.