Mikveh during husband’s quarantine
12 March, 2020
My husband just returned to Israel from a trip and is in quarantine. I’m supposed to immerse on Shabbat, and have nobody to watch my children while I’m at the mikveh. May I push off immersion?
In this case, you may delay immersion. You should finish counting your seven clean days as planned. After completing the clean days, you do not perform any more bedikot, and you should switch to colored undergarments.
Keep in mind that even once you do immerse, you must follow the rules of Israel’s Ministry of Health, which limit any physical contact with someone in quarantine.
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