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Israel decides to ban passenger flights to curb COVID-19 spread

Passengers wearing masks push trolleys at the departures terminal at Ben Gurion International Airport, in Lod, near Tel Aviv, Israel

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel on Sunday decided to ban incoming and outgoing passenger flights from Monday at 22:00GMT until the end of January in order to stop the spread of COVID-19 and new coronavirus strains, Israel’s Haaretz news website reported.

(Reporting by Maayan Lubell; Editing by Jeffrey Heller)

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