Following the current surge of COVID-19, guidance for international travelers changes with global and domestic infection rates

Isolation for Non-Israeli Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Who is required to isolate?

Those who received a positive COVID-19 test result (PCR or an authorized antigen test), must go into isolation and follow the isolation instructions.

Isolation instructions for Confirmed COVID-19 Cases >

Self-report

You are not required to report your isolation to the Ministry of Health.

Information and Recovery Certificate

If you receive a positive COVID-19 test result – you can contact Ministry of Health call center Kol Habriut at *5400 for guidance, and for receiving a Recovery Certificate according to the Israeli protocol.

Further information on receiving a Recovery Certificate >

Isolation accommodation

You must stay in isolation in a place where you can follow the home isolation requirements. You can stay in isolation in a hotel room, if the instructions are being followed.

For further instructions contact Ministry of Health call center Kol Habriut at *5400.

Guidance for Home Isolation >

Hotel Isolation for Non-Israeli Citizens

In addition to the guidance for home isolation, non-Israelis who have been tested positive for COVID-19 during their stay in Israel and wish to remain in isolation in a hotel room, should also comply with the following instructions:

  1. Inform the hotel
    Inform the hotel management immediately after receiving the positive COVID-19 test result, and ask to stay at the hotel during the isolation period until recovery according to the Israeli protocol.
    Who is considered recovered >
  2. Isolation requirements
    You should stay alone in a separate room. If there are several individuals that are positive for COVID-19, they can share a room.
  3. Leaving the room
    During the isolation period, leaving the room is strictly forbidden, except when there is a medical emergency, and the hotel staff is notified. In any case, using the hotel’s common areas is not permitted.
  4. Entry to the room
    No individuals are allowed to enter the room, including visitors and hotel cleaning staff.
  5. Food supply
    Food should be placed outside the room without any contact between the isolated individual and those providing the food or clearing it up afterwards. Use of disposable utensils is recommended.
  6. Waste disposal
    Garbage disposed by the isolated individual must be contained in an airtight bag outside the room, and must be collected.
  7. Mask Requirements
    The isolated individual must wear a mask every time the door to his room is opened for any reason (bringing in food, removing utensils, removing garbage, etc.).
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