Virus claims third victim in Israel, an 87-year-old man in Jerusalem

Jerusalem’s Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center announces the death of an 87-year-old man from the coronavirus, the third fatality in the country.

The man was brought to the hospital earlier this week from the assisted living residence where he lived, after testing positive for the virus, the hospital says. He had a series of underlying medical problems, including diabetes and dementia, it says.

The man is not named.

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