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Israel seeks hotels for returning citizens to be quarantined at Passover

Israel seeks hotels for returning citizens to be quarantined at Passover

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March 27 (UPI) -- The Israeli Defense Ministry called for proposals Friday, seeking hotels to house citizens returning to celebrate Passover and in need of quarantine. "With the coming of the Pesach holiday [Passover, from April 8 to April 16], we will put in great effort to bring home the Israelis who are abroad, so that they will be at home during the holiday of freedom," the request for proposals states. "As part of the war against coronavirus, the Defense Ministry, Health Ministry, and Home Front Command have all joined the national efforts." The ministry seeks at least 20 hotels with 200 or more rooms in Tel Aviv and the nearby Gush Dan area, in Jerusalem and in the coastal area known as HaSharon. Hotels have been asked to submit proposals. Defense Minister Natfali Bennet said on Th...