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Israelis violating Wuhan coronavirus quarantine could be jailed 7 years

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Christian Fernsby ▼ | February 21, 2020
Israelis violating a coronavirus quarantine could face up to seven years in prison, the Health Ministry said yesterday.
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In a statement, the ministry said around 50 people who had visited East Asian countries did not follow a 14 day quarantine procedure after their return.

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Those who violate the self quarantine in their homes out of negligence will be sentenced to three years, the statement said.

The ministry also called on Israelis to report those who are not following quarantine instructions.