The Foreign Ministry has issued travel advisories for South Korea and Japan following a surge of coronavirus infections in the East Asian countries. Israelis citizens returning from South Korea and Japan or who were there in the last 14 days must quarantine at home for two weeks upon their return, the ministry says.

Dr Arnon Afek is the associate director general of the Sheba medical center and a former director general of the Health Ministry. He spoke to KAN's Mark Weiss from Sheba hospital's designated corona center.