The head of Israel’s health ministry says the likelihood of Israeli citizens being infected with the deadly coronavirus has “risen significantly”. Photo: AFP
The head of Israel’s health ministry says the likelihood of Israeli citizens being infected with the deadly coronavirus has “risen significantly”. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Israel’s ambassador to China under quarantine in Beijing after sharing flight with South Koreans infected with Covid-19

  • Zvi Heifetz travelled from Tel Aviv to Seoul on February 15 with nine South Koreans later confirmed as being infected, Israel says
  • But foreign ministry does not explain why he was on the flight or when he returned to the Chinese capital

The head of Israel’s health ministry says the likelihood of Israeli citizens being infected with the deadly coronavirus has “risen significantly”. Photo: AFP
The head of Israel’s health ministry says the likelihood of Israeli citizens being infected with the deadly coronavirus has “risen significantly”. Photo: AFP
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