Rosa Sherman Arbel
Rosa Sherman Arbelpicture used with permission of family

Rosa Sherman Arbel, an 84-year-old woman who was hospitalized six days ago in the isolation Shaarei Zedek Medical Center, passed away today (Sunday) after her condition deteriorated. She is the 15th Israeli to die from the coronavirus.

Arbel, a Jerusalem resident and retired health ministry worker, left children and grandchildren behind. Her family stated: "A dedicated mother and grandmother who always put the best interests of her children and their needs ahead of her own."