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58-year-old man dies of virus, raising toll to 16

A 58-year-old man with “very significant existing conditions” dies of the coronavirus in central Israel’s Yitzhak Shamir Medical Center, making him the 16th and youngest person in Israel to succumb to the disease, the hospital says.

According to the medical center, located in the Tel Aviv suburb of Be’er Yaakov, the patient was brought into the hospital from Holon yesterday.

“Unfortunately, he passed away this morning,” the hospital says.

Judah Ari Gross

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