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2nd Israeli brought back from Japan cruise ship tests positive for coronavirus

A second Israeli who returned from the cruise ship quarantined off Japan has tested positive for the coronavirus, Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer says.

“An examination that was done at the central laboratory of the Health Ministry found that an additional passenger who returned from the ‘Diamond Princess’ ship in Japan was found to be positive,” the hospital says.

Hospital housing returnees stresses the person was not infected in Israel, has been put in isolation and is under supervision