Israel’s first coronavirus death is Holocaust survivor aged 88
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Israel’s first coronavirus death is Holocaust survivor aged 88

According to reports the victim was Aryeh Even, 88, a Holocaust survivor born in Hungary. 

Workers wearing protective suits disinfect a bus as a preventive measure amid fears over the spread of the coronavirus, in Tel Aviv  Photo by: Tomer Neuberg-JINIPIX
Workers wearing protective suits disinfect a bus as a preventive measure amid fears over the spread of the coronavirus, in Tel Aviv Photo by: Tomer Neuberg-JINIPIX

Israel recorded its first coronavirus death on a day its number of people infected with the virus reached 705.

Two Israeli reporters, Noga Tarnopolsky of the Los Angeles Times and Barak Ravid of Axios, reported late Friday on Twitter that an 88-year old man with preexisting conditions died at Jerusalem’s Shaarei Tzedek hospital.

According to Jerusalem Post, the victim was Aryeh Even, 88, a Holocaust survivor born in Hungary.

 

 

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