Netanyahu enters quarantine until Friday after contact with virus carrier

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will enter quarantine until Friday after meeting a person who was later confirmed to be a carrier of coronavirus, his office says.

Netanyahu underwent virus tests yesterday and today and came out negative for the virus, it adds.

This will be the third time Netanyahu has had to quarantine since the start of the pandemic.

PM Benjamin Netanyahu at a joint press conference at the Ministry of Health in Jerusalem on December 9, 2020. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)