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Israel adds five countries to coronavirus air travel restrictions

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Israel on Wednesday ordered a two-week q..

By admin , in Health , at March 4, 2020

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Israel on Wednesday ordered a two-week quarantine on people arriving from France, Germany, Spain, Austria and Switzerland over coronavirus fears, after imposing similar measures on Italy and several Asian states.


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“We are at the peak of a global epidemic,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said during his announcement of the latest travel bans.

“We are in a better situation than other countries because… we have taken strict, very strict measures, to slow the spread of the virus,” he added.

Israel currently has 15 confirmed cases of the virus but no deaths, with some 7,000 others already in home-quarantine.

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