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Police nab suspected virus carrier who escaped from quarantine in hospital

Israeli Police announce the arrest of a man suspected of having the coronavirus who escaped from the hospital where he was being quarantined.

Police say they received a report last night that that the suspect was on a train headed to the southern city of Beersheba. After police contacted Israel Railways, the train the suspect was on stopped near Ben Gurion University in Beersheba.

Officers arrested the suspect and brought him to a hospital, where police stress he was kept at a distance from other people.