Knesset COVID Wave: Aryeh Deri, 2 Ministers, 3 MKs Test Positive

Blue and White MK Alon Tal (middle) and Labor MK Gilad Kariv (R.) voting in the Knesset plenum. (Photo: (Photo: Noam Moskowitz/Knesset spokesperson)

A COVID wave seems to be making its way through the Knesset, with two ministers and three MKs testing positive over the past two days.

Over the course of the day on Monday, Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz (Meretz), MK Gilad Kariv (Labor), MK Alon Tal (Blue and White), and Orit Strock (Religious Zionist Party) announced that they tested positive for COVID

Shas chairman Aryeh Deri also tested positive for COVID on Monday.

On Tuesday, Public Security Minister Omer Bar-Lev announced that he tested positive for COVID.

(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem)