Ministry of Health: Update of the new country classification

Entry into force on 14.9.21 (Tuesday) subject to approvals and according to red, yellow and orange countries. Which countries have changed status? Details in the know

Update the classification of countries. Photography .Depositphotos

The Ministry of Health announces the recommendation of the classification of countries that will enter into force on 14.9.21, subject to approvals.

Red countries:

Travel is prohibited, even for the vaccinated and recovering.
* Except for those who have received approval from the Exceptions Committee, and these will be charged in full isolation:
Bulgaria, Brazil, Mexico and Turkey

Yellow countries:

Vaccinated and recovering must be in isolation until a negative result is obtained or 24 hours (whichever is earlier), those who have not been vaccinated or recovered must be in complete isolation:

Austria, Uruguay, Bahrain, Gabon, Hong Kong, Taiwan, New Zealand, China, Slovakia, Poland, Czech Republic and Cyprus.
Hungary and Singapore Will be removed from the list of yellow countries and enter the list of orange countries.

Orange countries:

The Ministry of Health mentions that from 3.9.2021 a vaccinated or recovering person returning from an orange country is required to be isolated until a negative PCR result is obtained until 24 hours after his entry into Israel, provided that one of the following conditions is met:
1. Immunized in a third dose (“booster”)
2. Vaccinated in a second dose and no more than 6 months have passed since the second vaccination day
3. Recovers who has received a vaccine dose
Holder of a recovery certificate or an Israeli vaccine certificate, who left Israel 7 days after the vaccination or returned 14 days after the vaccination (excluding the day of the vaccination)
4. Recovers based on PCR test **
** Holder of a recovery certificate from the Ministry of Health on the basis of a PCR test performed in Israel or documented in Israel, and no more than six months have elapsed from the date of receipt of the recovery certificate.

Anyone who does not comply with these sections is required to be fully isolated back from an orange state to Israel.

Full isolation is 14 days and can be shortened by performing 2 negative PCR tests. One on the day of landing and the other on the 7th day. Upon receiving the negative result the isolation ends.

For more information, details of the definition of vaccinated / recovering or clarification of state status, you can contact the website of the Ministry of Health:

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