Doctor at Sheba Medical Center diagnosed with coronavirus

Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer says one of its doctors has been diagnosed with the coronavirus.

The doctor, a member of the hospital’s emergency medicine unit, returned from a trip to France on March 2, before Israel ordered all travelers coming from there to self-quarantine.

He worked a shift that day in the emergency room before going into quarantine.

“He is in good condition and transferred to the quarantined and isolated area at Sheba,” the hospital says in a statement.

Anyone who was in close contact with him will be sent immediately to quarantine, the hospital adds. It says any patient treated by the doctor will be updated.

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