Israeli Minister tests positive for coronavirus, Knesset members quarantined

Israeli Minister tests positive for coronavirus, Knesset members quarantined
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  • calendar-gray 24 August 2020

Israel’s Aliyah and Integration Minister Pinina Tamano-Shata has tested positive for the coronavirus, APA reports citing the Haaretz newspaper.

Tamano-Shata tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, a Knesset spokesperson said.

"Some Knesset members, including Walid Taha and Ayelet Shaked, will now have to enter quarantine, having come into contact with Tamano-Shata", noted.

On Sunday, Israel registered over 500 new coronavirus cases with the total number of confirmed cases now standing at 102,380, according to Health Ministry data.

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