Israeli health minister, wife contract COVID-19
JERUSALEM: Israeli Well being Minister Yaakov Litzman and his spouse have examined optimistic for the novel coronavirus, his workplace mentioned late Wednesday.
In an announcement, the Well being Ministry mentioned the 71-year-old official and his spouse are feeling effectively as they obtain medical care and can stay in isolation.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was knowledgeable of the event, the assertion added.
Litzman, essentially the most senior Israeli official to be identified with the virus, will proceed to hold out his duties from house.
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In a associated improvement, the top of the Israeli spy company Mossad entered quarantine because of his having held conferences with Litzman, based on the Israeli Broadcast Authority.
The demise toll from the novel coronavirus has risen to 31 in Israel, based on the Well being Ministry.
After first showing within the Chinese language metropolis of Wuhan in December, the virus has unfold to at the very least 180 international locations and areas.
The worldwide demise toll from the virus has hit over 47,000 with confirmed circumstances approaching 940,000, and over 194,000 recoveries, based on U.S.-based Johns Hopkins College.Disclaimer:We do not allow users to post content which is copyright and We take strict actions against the users who post infringement content on our website.Although we do not host any content, users post embed videos from youtube, facebook, Dailymotion and Vimeo and are moderated before posting but we still take strict action against the copyright videos posted.If you are an official representative of any company whose videos are posted illegally on our website or you think some video infringe the copyright then you can simply send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org