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Labor MK hospitalized with COVID symptoms

Labor MK Gilad Kariv chars a meeting of the Knesset Constitution, Law and Justice Committee on July 5, 2021. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)
Labor MK Gilad Kariv chars a meeting of the Knesset Constitution, Law and Justice Committee on July 5, 2021. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Labor MK Rabbi Gilad Kariv has been hospitalized after suffering symptoms following him testing positive for COVID-19.

According to his office, Kariv is being treated at Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer after consulting the Knesset phsyician. The MK and Reform rabbi is receiving oxygen, feeling well and under medical supervision in the hospital’s coronavirus ward, says his office.

Four other lawmakers caught the virus in the past week: Ofer Cassif (Joint List), Inbar Bezek (Yesh Atid), Simcha Rothman and Itamar Ben-Gvir (both Religious Zionism).

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