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All actual information about COVID-19 (prevention, statistics, symptoms and more) you can find on WHO website and in Google feed.

2019 divided the history of most countries into «before» and «after». We are talking about a pandemic that has swept the whole world. The SARS-CoV-2 virus was first identified among residents of Hubei province (China). In just a few months, a disease called Covid-19 has spread to the inhabitants of the entire planet. Norway and Israel were not an exception.

Why is covid so dangerous? Regardless of the level of development of a particular state, medical care and other factors, millions of people have become victims of the coronavirus. According to the latest data, this figure is 191 403 425 people, among the total — 4 114 393 deaths. The main symptoms of the disease are: shortness of breath, high fever, dry cough, loss of taste and smell. The world’s leading countries have developed or are working on the production of their own vaccines that protect against COVID-19. Naturally, vaccination is not a 100% guarantee of protection against coronavirus, however, when infected, the disease is transferred much easier.

According to current data (statistics for Wednesday, 21 July 2021), the number of cases in Israel is 855 552 people, total deaths are 6454, and 9134 are sick right now. Such statistics forced the government of the state of Israel to impose certain restrictions on flights and border crossing.

Is it allowed to enter Israel from Norway?

Current statistics on the restrictions on entry to Israel:

  • Open to citizens: Yes
  • Open to s: Partially
  • Open to foreigners and tourists: Partially
  • Quarantine (lockdown) in Israel: No

During the most «acute» periods of the pandemic, the following restrictions are applied in Israel:

  1. Foreigners can enter the territory of Israel only if absolutely necessary: study in Israel, employment, residence permit. For more information about the conditions of entry, read the official sources of the government: https://www.garda.com/crisis24/news-alerts/485 676/israel-authorities-lift-most-domestic-covid-19-restrictions-june-1-update-103
  2. Availability of the test: Negative PCR test is required for all countries.

All countries are divided into 3 main categories by the Ministry of Health:

  • «Green» (low rate of spread of coronavirus)
  • «Orange» (average rate of spread of coronavirus)
  • «Red» (high rate of spread of coronavirus)

In this regard, the government acts in accordance with the recommendations of the World Health Association. The distribution of states into separate categories is updated regularly. At the moment, Norway ranks among the states of the «Orange» category.

The main reasons for the introduction of new restrictions are coronavirus mutations, an increase in the number of cases, and insufficient vaccination rates.

Rules for entering Israel from Norway in 2021

At the moment, Israel is partially opened to foreigners, including s. Quarantine measures are applied to tourism and trade.

Before travelling to Israel, s must pass the PCR test no earlier than 72 hours in advance and submit a written document of an international standard (in English). Also, at the time of arrival, there should be no signs of SARS (fever, chills, runny nose, cough, etc.).

Is it necessary to comply with quarantine and take a PCR test when entering Israel?

Negative PCR test is required for all countries.

Quarantine for 14 days required for some countries.

For which countries are the borders with Israel open?

Today (Wednesday, 21 July 2021) the borders of Israel are fully open for 0/ 38 countries, partially open for 51/ 38 countries. See how we collect data and find out why not all countries are included in the statistics.

List of countries for which the borders with Estonia are partially or completely open:

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

Foreigners can cross the border if all the conditions for entering the country are strictly kept to:

Residents and citizens of Israel are now allowed to enter the country.Non-Israeli citizens will still need approval to enter the country.Returning citizens will be required to provide a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours before departure.Returning Israelis who haven’t been vaccinated will be required to isolate at home and undergo a coronavirus test upon arrival.Israelis who have been vaccinated aren’t required to quarantine, but must be tested when they land.Tourists from US, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Malta, Iceland, Denmark, Ireland, Portugal, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong can visit Israel if fully vaccinated or recently recovered from COVID-19. They must travel with a travel group.Israel plans to expand entry permissions in the coming months with the aim to welcome individual tourists in July.Foreign nationals will be permitted entry in exceptional cases only (https://www.gov.il/en/departments/news/border_closing_coronavirus_14 062 020). Foreign nationals must obtain a preliminary approval from the Population and Immigration Authority or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

At the moment, there are no other restrictions on entering the territory of Israel. At the same time, the government recommends waiting for travel to countries with extremely high rates of covid-19 spread (red zone).

For which countries are the borders with Norway open?

Today (Wednesday, 21 July 2021) Norway’s borders are fully open to 21/ 38 countries, partially open — to 30/ 38 countries. See how we collect data and find out why not all countries are included in the statistics.

List of countries for which the borders with Norway are partially or completely open:

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

Foreigners can cross the border if all the conditions for entering the country are strictly kept to:



At the moment, there are no other restrictions on entry into Norway. At the same time, the government recommends waiting for travel to countries with extremely high rates of covid-19 spread (red zone).

The cheapest flights to Israel from Norway

The resumption of full-fledged air communication is gradual. At the moment, direct flights to Israel are limited, so it is possible to get to Israel with transfers. We offer the best air fares from Norway to Israel. Today you have the opportunity to book tickets at an affordable price. A pandemic is not a barrier to business and travel.

We constantly monitor the situation with the spread of coronavirus and are always ready to provide you with up-to-date information.

Actual data of COVID-19 in Israel

Current coronavirus statistics in Israel:

  • Total cases of covid infection: 855 552
  • Sick right now: 9134
  • Number of deaths: 6454
  • Recent morbidity: declining

Situation with lockdown in Israel:

Fully reopened.
Source:https://www.garda.com/crisis24/news-alerts/485 676/israel-authorities-lift-most-domestic-covid-19-restrictions-june-1-update-103

Actual data of COVID-19 in Norway

Current statistics on coronavirus in Norway:

  • Total cases of covid infection: 134 780
  • Sick right now: 7179
  • Number of deaths: 799
  • Recent morbidity: declining

Situation with lockdown in Norway:

Commercial, public, and government services are generally open, though some have restricted capacities to adhere to social distancing policies. Regions with higher infection rates, e.g. Oslo and Viken, may have additional restrictions for commercial businesses
Source:https://no.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

Thus, the restrictions associated with the coronavirus dictate living conditions in 2021. Each state has developed its own border crossing rules and entry rules. It all depends on the general situation with the spread of COVID-19.

However, even in a pandemic, you can leave Norway for Israel with the necessary permits:

Negative PCR test is required for all countries.

Quarantine for 14 days required for some countries.

When will Israel open its borders to Norway and  during coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in 2021?