The turning point came with Prof. Itamar Grotto’s announcement at the Economics Committee’s deliberations last week, according to which the Ministry of Health will allow uninsured entry of passengers from countries with low morbidity, known as “green”, such as Greece and Cyprus. The statement breathed new life into those involved in inbound tourism and many Israelis, most of them in the business sector.
The outline, which is being promoted together with the Ministry of Transportation, was planned for August 16, but its existence is conditional on the establishment of a rapid test system at Ben Gurion Airport for departing and arriving passengers. The issue of costs has not yet been clarified. For a few hundred shekels and even a thousand shekels per passenger and are made in private laboratories.