IDF Manpower Directorate chief tests positive for COVID

Judah Ari Gross is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

The head of the Israel Defense Forces’ Manpower Directorate, Maj. Gen. Yaniv Assur, has tested positive for the coronavirus, the military says.

“The officer feels good and will continue to maintain his normal schedule as much as possible under the directives of the Health Ministry and IDF,” the military says.

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