The Prime Minister has decided to quarantine with his close associates, the Prime Minister’s Office reported early Monday afternoon.
On Sunday, Netanyahu’s adviser on ultra-Orthodox issues, Rivka Paluch, was confirmed infected with Corona. It is still unclear when Netanyahu was last in close contact with her, writes Times of Israel.
Netanyahu has begun negotiations for a new Israeli government.
Update April 2
Netanyahu, his staff and his family were all subsequently tested negative for Corona .
On Thursday, April 2, Netanyahu, Mossad chief Yossi Cohen, National Security Chief Meir Ben-Shabbat and the director general of the health ministry were quarantined after health minister Yaacov Litzman and his wife tested positive for Corona, writes the Jerusalem Post .
The country’s top management fighting the Corona spread is now all in quarantine.