The doctor treating Hagaon HaRav Chaim Kanievsky has released a statement that the Gadol Hador has recovered from COVID-19.
As YWN had reported, his symptoms were B”H never severe and remained at home learning 20 hours each day since he was diagnosed on Erev Sukkos.
His name for Tehillim is Shmaryahu Yosef Chaim ben Pesha Miriam.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Netanyahu, this evening spoke with Yanky Kanievsky, the grandson of Rav Chaim.
Prime Minister Netanyahu inquired after the well-being of the Gadol Hador and said, “The entire nation prayed, and is still praying, for the well-being of the Rabbi as an admired leader and a figure devoted entirely to Torah.”
Yanky Kanievsky updated the Prime Minister that his grandfather’s position is that, “Torah and its study are a supreme value and safeguard the entire people, but on the condition that is studied while very strictly adhering to the rules of caution; the directives must be strictly adhered to without any easing of the rules of safeguarding and caution.”
Prime Minister Netanyahu expressed his appreciation for the Chareidi local councils that have become green cities and stressed that, “In a comprehensive partnership, with responsibility and dialogue, we will maintain what has been achieved with hard work and we will lead Israel to being a green and safe country.”
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(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem)