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Israel records new COVID-19 strain infection first found in South Africa - Health Ministry

Jerusalem, Nov 26 (UNI/Sputnik) Israel recorded one case of the new COVID-19 strain first detected in South Africa, Israel`s Health Ministry said on Friday.
The new strain was detected in a citizen who returned to Israel from Malawi, southeastern Africa, according to the press service. There is a suspicion of two more people being infected, they have been tested and are waiting for the results in self-isolation.
On Thursday, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett held urgent consultations with the Health Ministry heads and Civil Defense services over the new strain and directed aviation authorities to assess the possibility of suspending air travel to southern African countries.
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