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Health minister says 4 cases of British variant found in Israel – reports

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein tells ministers during a cabinet meeting that four cases of the British coronavirus variant have been found in Israel, according to Hebrew media reports.

Three of the four cases were found among people staying in a state-run quarantine hotel after arriving in Israel from the UK, according to Channel 12.

The mutation is believed to be more infectious, but not more lethal.

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