Health Ministry closes Dead Sea hotel after COVID discovered

Health Ministry suspends operations after 10 kitchen and sanitation workers test COVID positive at Isrotel Dead Sea Hotel.

Arutz Sheva Staff ,


Ten kitchen and sanitation workers at the Isrotel Dead Sea Hotel tested COVID-19 positive.

The Health Ministry stated that the workers were asymptomatic and they were diagnosed thanks to a sampling done in accordance with the "Green Island" program.

In a discussion held by Health Ministry Director Prof. Hezi Levy, it was decided to suspend activities of the Isrotel Dead Sea Hotel until the end of inspections.

Guests staying at this hotel from 22 November are required to have a COVID-19 test at sampling sites near their home.