It is reported that 2,000 returned from Uman, received a positive result at express testing points in Uman itself and at the terminal of Kyiv airport.
Israel Population and Immigration Authority stated that those who were diagnosed with coronavirus were infected in Ukraine. They also received information showing that several dozen infected pilgrims allegedly flew to Israel with fake documents.
16 citizens were detained upon arrival in Israel by border guards and handed over to the police. At the same time, the authorities said they were waiting for the arrival of even more people with fake PCR tests.
Director General of the Israeli Ministry of Health Nachman Ash urged everyone returning from Ukraine to abide by the rules. He expects that more citizens will be found in Israel with a positive result for the coronavirus.
This year, the massive Jewish New Year celebrations fall on September 6-8. This year, more than 600 police officers and more than 200 soldiers of the National Guard arrived in Uman to ensure public order and security.