IDF chief in quarantine after contact with coronavirus sufferer

Aviv Kochavi attended debate 10 days ago with individual later confirmed to have been infected; heads of Home Front Command and Operations Directorate also present and also in isolation until the weekend
Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi on Tuesday went into isolation after it emerged that he had attended a debate 10 days ago at which a coronavirus sufferer was also present.
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  • In line with Health Ministry directives, the military leader's isolation will last until the weekend, which will be 14 days after he had contact with the individual.
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    IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi
    (Photo: IDF Spokesperson's Unit)
    Kochavi is in quarantine at his office and from there will continue with his regular schedule. An IDF spokesman said that the chief of staff felt good, had no symptoms and would be examined Tuesday.
    The head of the IDF Home Front Command and the head of the IDF Operations Directorate were also present at the debate.
    They have also gone into isolation until the weekend.
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