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Netanyahu warns of potential ‘large numbers’ of dead from coronavirus

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns “the number of dead [from the coronavirus] could reach large numbers” as Israel works to curb the spread of the virus in the country.

Speaking during a press conference at his office, he says the mortality rate from the virus is two percent to four percent.

There have so far been no deaths from the virus in Israel, where there have been 109 confirmed cases.