Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to be like on on the Maccabi Healthcare Services vaccine complicated dealing with the COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine, in Israel’s Mediterranean coastal metropolis of Tel Aviv on December 13, 2020. (Photo by Marc Israel SELLEM / POOL / AFP)
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will self-isolate on Monday after having come into contact with a coronavirus affected person, his workplace stated calling it a precautionary step.
Netanyahu examined damaging for the virus on Sunday and on Monday, however he’ll nonetheless “enter isolation until Friday following contact with a confirmed coronavirus patient”, the assertion stated.
Several Israeli media retailers have reported that Netanyahu met final week with a member of his right-wing Likud get together, Michael Kleiner, who has subsequently examined constructive for the virus.
The assertion from the prime minister’s workplace didn’t present particulars relating to Netanyahu’s potential publicity.
Netanyahu was at Israel’s Ben Gurion airport final week to welcome a primary cargo of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine.
He declared that the top of the pandemic was “in sight” and provided to take the primary jab in a mass vaccination marketing campaign attributable to begin later this month.
Israel, a rustic of 9 million folks, has registered greater than 358,000 coronavirus circumstances, together with 3003 deaths.