According to the 13th channel of Israeli TV, an outbreak of coronavirus occurred at the Israeli consulate in New York.
At the moment, 10 cases of infection have been confirmed. Dozens of other consular staff are at home because they reported feeling unwell. It is not specified whether these employees are experiencing COVID symptoms.
Consul General Asaf Zamir, according to the press, introduced a quarantine.
The outbreak of coronavirus at the consulate occurred against the background of anti-records for the number of new infected in New York City. More than 21,000 people were reported to have tested positive for COVID on Friday.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio warned that the Omicron strain was “working at full strength,” but noted that hospitals “ ; stable and very strong. ”