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Friday, February 21, 2020

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Consider travelling to Thailand, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Macao, South Korba, Taiwan (plus China)
The Ministry of Health invites the public given the need to travel to destinations Thailand, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Macau, South Korba, Taiwan,

This is in addition to the travel warning about China.
The Ministry of Health recently expanded the definition of suspected MERS-CoV infection to conduct a laboratory test for returnees from the above-mentioned destinations.

According to the new definition, a person who meets one of the following criteria:
He was in close contact with a patient who was infected.
Or
Stayed in one of the specific destinations
Within 14 days of contacting a patient who had been confirmed or returned from one of these countries, he showed:
Heat above 38°C, cough, difficulty breathing or other respiratory symptoms.

Anyone who meets these criteria should go to the clinic or hospital, in coordination and prior notification of their arrival, with a mask or cloth covered nose and mouth, to avoid contact with those around him, to avoid travelling on public transport and to follow the instructions on the Ministry's website.

Instructions for returnees from China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Japan, Singapore, South Korea or Macao 
From one of the following countries: China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Japan, Singapore, South Korea or Macao, during the last 14 days, and showed one of the following symptoms: temperature above 38 degrees, cough, difficulty breathing or any other respiratory symptom, he should go to the clinic or hospital In coordination and reporting in advance of arrival, covering the mouth and nose with a mask or cloth and refraining from contact with those around you, refraining from moving on public transport and acting in accordance with the instructions detailed on the ministry's website.

From being in China, Thailand, Hong Kong, Singapore and Macao during the last 14 days, any period of presence is considered a visit, and is required to remain in quarantine at home until 14 days after the time of presence in these countries. Look below the instructions and form of reporting the stone to my beard at home.

Instructions for returnees from China, Thailand, Hong Kong, Singapore and Macao in the past 14 days.

The Ministry of Health directs those who have been in China, Thailand, Hong Kong, Singapore and Macao for the past 14 days, even for a short time, not to enter public places or stay in public places, including educational institutions, workplaces, public transport, places Entertainment and shopping, hospitals and clinics, for 14 days from the last stay in these countries (below - incubation period.

If fever, cough or shortness of breath appears, you should go to your attending physician in the patient's box or emergency room and notify the clinic or emergency room before the patient arrives that he or she has stayed in these countries. Even in another medical case requiring treatment, the treatment provider should be informed in advance of the arrival of a patient who has stayed in China. However, cover your mouth and nose with a surgical mask or other available cloth, and avoid travelling by public transport.

These guidelines are provided because of the spread of the new coronavirus in China and other countries and to prevent its spread in Israel to the fullest extent possible.

Absence from work during the incubation period is considered to be absent due to illness as stipulated in the Ministry of Health order, provided that the date of departure from China is certified. There is no need to go to the family doctor for sick leave due to absenteeism.

On the 15th day after the last stay in one of these countries and if symptoms do not develop, you can return to work and regular activities.

New Coronavirus
New Coronavirus