Israel Defense Minister Gantz Enters Quarantine Due to Exposure

Israel’s Defense Minister Benny Gantz has entered quarantine as a precautionary measure after coming into contact with a suspected coronavirus patient.

Gantz, who also serves as alternate prime minister, will remain in isolation pending a virus test and epidemiological examination, according to his Blue and White party. Israel is in the midst of a renewed surge in virus cases after officials eased a lockdown.

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