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In 2019, the city of Wuhan (China) became famous all over the world. Such «popularity» was associated with the rapid spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. It is known that coronavirus is transmitted in two ways — by airborne droplets and by contact.

The respiratory virus of a new type has already spread throughout the world. Israel was no exception.

Coronavirus in Israel: statistics common for the country of Israel

According to the latest data, 177 039 062 people became victims of COVID-19, of which 3 832 951 deaths. On the territory of Israel — 839 566, of which 6418 deaths.
Over the last day (data on Saturday, 5 June 2021), the number of infected increased by 2971, +76 deaths. Thus, the mortality rate in Israel is 0.76%.

In Israel, bars and restaurants work only for delivery, all shops work without restrictions. Public events (exhibitions, concerts, museums, etc.) are allowed but with restrictions.

Is it possible to enter Israel today, in 2021?

At the moment (Saturday, 5 June 2021) Israel is available for tourists but with restrictions. At the same time, it is important to comply with the rules and requirements that are regulated by internal documents. Here is what official sources say for tourists planning to come to Israel:

Due to the high infection rates and global spread of variants of concern, all passengers who visit the Ukraine, Argentina, Ethiopia, Brazil, South Africa, India, Mexico, Russia, and Turkey within 14 days prior to arrival in Israel must go into isolation, including recovered and vaccinated passengers.This requirement does not apply to vaccinated or recovered people who have a 12-hour layover (or shorter) in one of the aforementioned locations.Foreign nationals who arrive from these locations must go into isolation in an accommodation (motel) allocated by the State of Israel.All passengers arriving in Israel that their itinerary was 72 hours or longer must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result to airline staff. The test must be taken within 72 hours prior to the scheduled departure to Israel. This requirement applies to people with a vaccination certificate or a certificate of recovery. Entry to Israel depends on complying with this requirement.Passengers arriving in Israel who cannot take a PCR test within 72 hours prior to departure to Israel because of humanitarian grounds, or special personal needs, or if it is physically impossible to gain access to PCR testing in the location they are flying from may apply to the Exceptions Committee.All passengers (Israeli citizens and foreign nationals), including vaccinated and recovered passengers, who arrive in Israel must submit an entry statement. In the statement form, passengers are required to fill out their personal information, the address of the accommodation where they will isolate, and a health declaration. The statement form should be filled out within 24 hours prior to the scheduled departure time to Israel, preferably as close as possible to departure time. We recommend arriving in the airport with the clearance and the form filled out which can be a digital file or a printout. Passengers who must go into isolation must use this form to report the isolation address.Those who have a valid Israel Ministry of Health vaccination or recovery certificate are not required to go into isolation upon arrival, if they do not arrive from the locations specified above.If you are not vaccinated or recovered, you will have to go into isolation and comply with isolation requirements and guidance. (https://bit.ly/3fwL36C)Information on exemption from isolation for people who recovered or got vaccinated abroad. (https://bit.ly/2R4GdUC)Foreign nationals must have an entry permit certified by the Population and Immigration Authority.Print the clearance and bring it with you to the airport to present it to officials. Keep the clearance until arrival in Israel (after border control check).Passengers must present the PCR test results to airline staff, to officials of the Immigration and Population Authority and to officials of the Ministry of Health at the airport. Note that boarding will be denied of COVID-19 confirmed cases.

You can read more about entering Israel in official sources: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/israel/entry-requirements.

Restrictions on entry to Israel

On Saturday, 5 June 2021, the borders of Israel are fully open for citizens, for tourists and foreigners — the borders are partially opened. Moreover, in some cases, quarantine is required upon arrival.

Here’s what they write about quarantine in official sources:

Quarantine for 14 days required for some countries.

If, when crossing the border with Israel, symptoms of coronavirus appear, namely: cough, shortness of breath, fever, fatigue, headache and muscle pain, you should immediately consult a doctor.

Conditions for entering Israel

Special conditions of entry and various kinds of restrictions during a pandemic are applied in almost all countries. Israel is no exception.

Do I need a test result when crossing the border with Israel?

Negative PCR test is required for all countries.

In addition, when crossing the border, there should be no signs of SARS.

Entry rules to Israel today: 5 June 2021

We have already figured out the need for a test. Just in case, we recall:

Negative PCR test is required for all countries.

Many are wondering whether it is necessary to go into quarantine when entering Israel. We answer: today, when entering Israel, quarantine is required, but not for everyone.

How are things with masks in Israel?

Masks are required in public spaces

For which countries are the borders with Israel open?

Borders with Israel on 5 June 2021 are open to the following countries of the world:

According to our data, there are no countries with completely free visits. Look at the list of countries, entry to which is partially open.

For which countries are the borders with Israel closed or partially closed?

Borders with Russia on June 5, 2021 are closed (or partially closed) for the following countries of the world:

Is a vaccination passport obligatory to enter Israel?

Dozens of countries around the world have been thinking about the introduction of so-called «covid passports» for several months. We are talking about documentary evidence of vaccination against COVID-19. The goal is to simplify travel abroad, as well as to speed up the process of returning to normal life.
In order to travel to Israel, today you do not need a vaccination passport. At the same time, the Israel government supports the idea of a document that confirms vaccination.

Digital statistics: on entry into and exit from Israel

Covid 19 sets new «records». Despite this, the borders of Israel are open to a number of countries. Also, Israel citizens can freely cross the borders of other states. Naturally, on condition they сomply with all quarantine measures.

From which countries you can come to Israel:

Current data on COVID-19 in Israel

As of 5 June 2021, there is a decrease in cases of coronavirus infection in Israel. More detailed statistics in numbers:

  • Total cases: 839 566
  • Currently sick: 216
  • Recovered: 832 932
  • Deaths: 6418
  • Vaccinated: 5 455 004

You can keep track of the most current information on the WHO website: https://covid19.who.int/.

View other countries from which we can come to Israel

Countries available for entry:

According to our information, at the moment there are no countries from which entry into Israel is allowed without restrictions. See how we collect data.

Available for entry, but with restrictions:

Countries unavailable for entry:

According to our information, at the moment there are no countries from which entry into Israel is completely prohibited. See how we collect data.

Is it possible to enter and what are the rules, conditions for entering Israel during coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in 2021?