Red countries? What is indicated in the recommendation of the Committee for the Classification of States

The committee recommends the government to declare Mexico as a red state, the decision will take effect on 30/12/2021 at midnight. 14 more countries will remain red. The entry of spouses from abroad by Israelis has been approved. All the details in the article

Red countries?  What is indicated in the recommendation of the Committee for the Classification of StatesBen Gurion Airport. Photo by Uzi Bachar

The State Classification Committee in the Ministry of Health recommends that the government declare Mexico As a red state. The decision will take effect on 30/12/2021 at midnight (on the night between Wednesday and Thursday), subject to the approval of the Government and the Knesset’s Constitution Committee. This country will be added to the existing countries in the list of red countries: UAE, USA, Ethiopia, UK, South Africa, Hungary, Tanzania, Nigeria, Spain, Portugal, France, Canada, Switzerland and Turkey.

The Committee also recommends removing the countries from the list of red countries and transferring them to the list of oranges: Italy, Uganda, Seychelles, Angola, Ireland, Aswatini, Eritrea, Botswana, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Belgium, Benin, Ghana, Gabon, Djibouti, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Gambia, Germany, Denmark, South Sudan , Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Ivory Coast, Togo, Liberia, Lesotho, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mali, Madagascar, Mozambique, Malawi, Morocco, Norway, Niger, Namibia, Sao Tome and Principe, Somalia, Somalia, Leon, Saint Helena (UK), Finland, Chad, Republic of the Congo (Congo Brazzaville), Comoros, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Kenya, Reunion (France), Rwanda, Central African Republic, Sweden.

Updated criteria for classification:

Country entry on the list of red countries:
2% verified among those entering from the same country in the last two weeks (and no less than 10 verified).

A country will not be able to leave the list of reds:
2% verified among those entering from the same country in the last two weeks (and no less than 10 verified) or the doubling ratio is 2 times the week before. A red state is a state to which entry is prohibited except with an exceptional permit, and all returnees from a red state will be charged with full isolation.

All circulars that are not protected in accordance with the Ministry of Health’s definitions will be required to be isolated in a hotel on behalf of the state, until a negative result is obtained in the PCR test they performed at the entrance to Israel. After receiving a negative result, they will be allowed to complete the period of isolation in their home, as long as they declare that no one other than them lives or stays in the home.

Returns from red countries:

• Protected (vaccinated / recovering) returning to Israel from red countries * – After performing the test at Ben Gurion Airport, they will sign the “agreement” and enter home isolation for 7 days, at the end of which they will be required to perform another PCR test. After a negative answer in this test, the above will be released from isolation.

• Unprotected returnees from red countries * – After performing a PCR test at Ben Gurion Airport, they will be referred to isolation in a motel until the test result is obtained, and after that:

(•) If * the result of the test is negative *, the above will sign the “agreement” and will be transferred * to home isolation * to complete the isolation days for 7 days, at the end of which they will be required to perform another PCR test. After a negative answer in this test, the above will be released from isolation.

(•) If * and the test result is positive *, the above will remain in the motel until recovery.

Orange countries – all other countries in the world that are not red.
An orange country is a country with a severe travel warning, and the Ministry of Health recommends that the public avoid traveling to these countries.

Returning from an orange country:
* Vaccinated or recovering * – will be able to leave isolation after receiving a negative test result performed from the 3rd day of landing in Israel (the day of landing is the first day).

Those who are not vaccinated or recovering – will be able to leave isolation only after receiving a negative test result performed on the day starting from the 7th day of landing in Israel (the day of landing is the first day).

Yellow countries The list is empty.
A yellow country is a country where the risk of getting corona is low.

* The Population and Immigration Authority announced today that the entry of spouses from abroad by Israelis has been approved, provided that they are not from red countries –

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