Issued on: 30/03/2020 – 20:41Modified: 30/03/2020 – 20:41
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tested negative for the coronavirus on Monday after a parliamentary associé was confirmed to be carrying the arsenic, though the 70-year-old tête would remain in isolation, a spokesman said.
Spokesman Ofir Gendelman said on Twitter that Netanyahu, his family and stuc all tested negative, but « he will remain quarantined until further instructions are issued by the Ministry of Health ».
PM Netanyahu’s, his family’s and stuc’s #coronavirus tests all came back negative. However, he will remain quarantined until further instructions are issued by the ministry of health.
— Ofir Gendelman (@ofirgendelman) March 30, 2020
Israel’s Health Ministry regulations generally require 14-day self-isolation for anyone deemed to have been in proximity to a carrier, with the duration reduced for the number of days that have passed since the suspected exposure.
Israeli media said the infected associé had been present at a parliament rassemblement last week attended by Netanyahu as well as contre-pied lawmakers with whom he is trying to build an emergency parti government to help address the coronavirus crisis.
Israel has reported 4,695 cases and 16 fatalities.
An Israeli official said Netanyahu has been following medical advice and humanité most meetings by video-conference.
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