Officials at Sheba Medical Center report that former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert did not sustain a cardiac incident. Chief of Cardiac Medicine at Tel Hashomer Prof. Shlomi Matzki announced on Tuesday evening that the former prime minister was being kept for a number of hours for observation after it was determined he did not sustain a cardiac incident.
Earlier in the day, the Massiyahu Prison doctor was summoned to check Olmert, followed by Mr. Olmert’s personnel physician. It was decided to take him to a hospital for diagnostic testing. The doctors feared he might be suffering a cardiac incident. The Shin Bet was contacted and arrangements were made to transport him to the hospital.
Hospital officials on Wednesday morning 27 Sivan stated Mr. Olmert remains hospitalized and is expected to undergo additional tests during the day.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)