Starting Tuesday, June 15, Masks Won’t Be Mandatory Indoors in Israel

14 June, 2021   |   2 months ago

Jerusalem, 14 June, 2021 (TPS) -- Professor Hezi Levy, the Director General of the Ministry of Health, has signed an amendment to the Public Health Order that abolishes the obligation to wear a mask as of Tuesday, 15/06/21, except in the following cases:

1. Guests and employees who are not vaccinated or recovering in welfare institutions and health institutions for prolonged hospitalization and institutions for the elderly due to being in a high risk of becoming sick.

2. Those who need to be quarantined who are on their way to their quarantined area.

3. Those staying on a flight.

Additionally, detailed guidelines for health institutions will be distributed in a circular from the Ministry of Health to specify where and on whom to wear masks in contact with sick patients.