Israel On Wednesday it lifted its travel ban to dozens of European and African countries, including Italy and Germany, despite its infection rate. coronavirus of the country continues to increase.
On the other hand, the cabinet team in charge of responding to the COVID-19 decided to include Mexico on the red list, adding it to a travel ban that includes the United States, United Kingdom and Canada.
Israel largely closed its borders to travel after the emergence of the omicron variant last month, but daily infections have doubled in the last week, despite a successful vaccination campaign.
More than 4.2 million of the 9.3 million Israelis have received a booster vaccine against the coronavirus since it was authorized in July. Earlier this week, a major hospital began a trial to study the effect of a fourth dose of the Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine on medical personnel.
Israel has recorded at least 8,243 coronavirus deaths since the start of the pandemic nearly two years ago.