1 in 5 Haredim contracted COVID since start of pandemic – expert

Eran Segal, a computational biologist at the Weizmann Institute of Science, says 1 in 5 members of the ultra-Orthodox community has tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic.

Among the general population, 1 in 20 contracted the disease, while among Arab Israelis the rate stands at 1 in 15, Segal tweets.

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