Bus driver being given anti-malarial drugs for COVID-19

An East Jerusalem man remains in serious but stable condition after catching COVID-19, authorities say.

He is being treated at Baruch Padeh Medical Center, Poriya in Israel’s north. Dr. Hagar Mizrahi tells Channel 12 news that he is being treated with anti-malaria medication after consultations with doctors from outside Israel.

The man drove a bus of foreign tourists, several of whom have since tested positive for the virus.