Netanyahu goes into quarantine after aide tests positive for coronavirus
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is going into self-quarantine after an aide tested positive for the coronavirus, his office confirmed Monday to Fox News.
The prime minister’s office said Netanyahu and his staff will go into quarantine, “until the epidemiological investigation regarding his adviser is completed.”
Netanyahu’s close advisors are also isolating after his adviser for parliamentary affairs, Rivka Paluch, tested positive for COVID-19.
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The office told the Associated Press that Netanyahu has undergone a test and will remain in quarantine until he received results or is cleared by the health ministry and his personal doctor.
As of Monday, Israel had more than 4,300 confirmed COVID-19 cases and at least 15 deaths, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.