Israeli well being minister identified with coronavirus; high officers pressured to quarantine – Israel Information


Well being Minister Yaakov Litzman and his spouse have been identified with the coronavirus, based on an announcement made by the Well being Ministry.

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The 71-year-old United Torah Judaism chairman and his spouse are reported to really feel nicely, and can stay in isolation below supervision. in accordance with the Health Ministry guidelines.

Following Litzman’s analysis with the coronavirus, Mossad Chief Yossi Cohen and the top of the Nationwide Safety Council, Meir Ben Shabbat, will probably be required to enter isolation in accordance with Well being Ministry tips. Yaakov Aryeh Alter, who heads the Hassidic neighborhood to which Litzman belongs, may also should enter isolation. Litzman’s workplace workers have been additionally quarantined Thursday morning, and can proceed working from dwelling. 

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Well being Ministry Director-Normal Moshe Bar Siman Tov was additionally required to enter isolation after having met with Litzman. Bar Siman Tov will work from his dwelling workplace, and mentioned that he feels fantastic. “We ready for this chance and assessed accordingly.”

He burdened that it doesn’t change the administration of the coronavirus disaster. “The necessity to quarantine can occur to all of us and it’s essential that we comply with directions. From right here, I name on Israel’s residents to comply with Well being Ministry tips.” 

Litzman will proceed to keep up his common schedule from his dwelling. After the outcomes of epidemiological investigations, notifications to self-quarantine will probably be despatched to those that have been uncovered to the minister and his spouse prior to now two weeks. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was up to date with particulars. 

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In latest weeks, Litzman has held conferences and discussions with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, together with many within the authorities and the well being care system, which means that some senior figures within the authorities and well being care sector might must enter isolation. Nevertheless, some discussions in latest occasions have been carried out by video or phone, so the extent of publicity has not but been absolutely revealed.



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