1. I am a tourist in Israel and I am concerned that I may have COVID-19, where should I go?
If you have a fever of 100.4F (38C) or higher, cough, trouble breathing, or other respiratory symptoms, you must immediately enter self-isolation and call the 101 MDA Emergency Services Hotline for medical advice. Do not go to an HMO clinic or emergency ward.
2. I already have a trip booked for April and May, should I cancel my reservations?
At the moment, entry to Israel will be refused to non-citizens or residents of Israel arriving from anywhere in the world. In exceptional cases, one may apply for approval of the Foreign Ministry subject to proof of the ability to remain in self-isolation for 14 days.
3. Are there any tourist sites, museums, institutes, and/or cultural spaces closed? Are restaurants and bars operating as normal?
Currently, commercial establishments and entertainment venues are closed. Please see the above list for details and exceptions.
4. Are any upcoming events or conferences canceled? If so, which ones?
No events of more than 10 people are permitted in Israel.
5. Will upcoming religious ceremonies still take place as regularly scheduled (Passover, Easter, etc.)?
Prayer and religious ceremonies can be conducted in groups of up to 10 people, keeping 6.5 feet (2 meters) from one person to another and no more than 2 groups at a time.
6. What are the restrictions regarding local travel throughout the country?
The Ministry of Health recommends avoiding public transport.
No gatherings of more than 10 people are permitted.
7. When will Israel be open to incoming visitors again?
At this moment there is not a known date in which Israel will be open to incoming visitors.