Israeli PM Bennett quarantines after daughter tests Covid positive
Israeli PM Bennett quarantines after daughter tests Covid positive

JERUSALEM: According to a statement from the prime minister's office, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett was placed in quarantine on Sunday, December 26 after his daughter tested positive with COVID-19. Bennett's wife and other children were also found to be negative, according to the statement.

Bennett skipped a special cabinet meeting in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights to enter quarantine after his 14-year-old daughter tested positive, according to Israeli media.

On Sunday, Education Minister Yifat Shasha-Biton was also sent in quarantine after her daughter tested positive for the virus. Bennett was placed in quarantine on December 14 after a passenger on his return flight from a historic trip to the United Arab Emirates tested positive for COVID-19.

Following the spread of the Omicron form, Israel has observed an increase in COVID-19 cases.

Global corona Watch: The countries with more than 5 million  Covid cases are the UK (11,958,928), Russia (10,213,265), Turkey (9,309,094), France (9,220,540), Germany (7,009,648), Iran (6,182,905), Spain (5,718,007), Italy (5,647,313), Argentina (5,452,419) and Colombia (5,121,668), as per CSSE updates  The nations with a death toll of ,pre than 100,000 are Mexico (298,670), Russia (298,165), Peru (202,424), the UK (148,324), Indonesia (144,053), Italy (136,611), Iran (131,348), Colombia (129,729), France (123,627), Argentina (117,020) and Germany (110,373).

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