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Israel to Require Quarantine for All Entering the Country

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Israel to Require Quarantine for All Entering the Country

Israel to Require Quarantine for All Entering the Country

Israel to Require Quarantine for All Entering the Country The 14-day quarantine was announced by the county's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu.

The quarantine is set to begin on Thursday.

Daniel Estrin, Reporter, via NPR News Israel's health minister, Yaakov Litzman, called the move a "necessary step." Netanyahu spoke with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence by phone a day before the announcement.

The Vice President's office did not respond for comment.

As of the beginning of the week, 40 cases of COVID-19 had been detected in Israel.

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