Travel warning issued for South Korea and Japan

Foreign Ministry warns citizens to avoid traveling to South Korea, Japan amid Coronavirus outbreak.

Arutz Sheva Staff ,

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The Foreign Ministry issued a travel warning Sunday afternoon for South Korea and Japan following the spread of the Coronavirus, and Thailand is also expected to be added to the countries facing a travel warning.

The ministry asks Israelis who are in these places to consider leaving and in any case to follow local authority guidelines.

Israeli citizens who return to or stay in Israel from these countries in the 14 days prior to their return shall be subject to a 14-day isolation period.

Meanwhile, residents of Mount Gilo near Jerusalem petitioned the High Court against the decision to allow tourists from South Korea suspected of carrying the Coronavirus to enter a military facility in ther town.

Earlier, residents in their vehicles blocked the entrance gates to the town, protesting the decision to house the tourists who came to Israel and apparently carried the virus in the military facility.