Israel to host Miss Universe contest as planned despite COVID-19 fears: Minister

Published: Updated:
Enable Read mode
100% Font Size

Israel will host the Miss Universe beauty pageant on Dec 12 despite imposing travel restrictions in a bid to stave off the Omicron strain of the coronavirus, Tourism Minister Yoel Razvozov said on Sunday.

For the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel online or via the app.


He said participants in the contest, to be held in the Red Sea resort of Eilat, will be granted waivers from the curbs. Israel announced on Saturday it was banning the entry of foreigners into the country.

Read more:

Miss Universe opens online voting poll ahead of pageant to be held in Israel

Miss Universe UAE coronation night canceled until further notice

Who will be crowned the first Miss Universe UAE? Finalists are announced

Top Content Trending