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11/27/2021, 11:04 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Israel bans entry for non-citizens over new strain worries

Israel's Prime Minister Naftali Bennett (pictured) announced on Saturday that the country will disallow entry to the country for foreign citizens amid worries prompted by the Omicron variant of the coronavirus.

Bennett issued a statement explaining that the measures will stay in place for two weeks. The citizens returning to the country will have to undergo a mandatory quarantine.

Israel has so far detected one infection with the new variant, while seven other cases are suspected.

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