Benny Gantz
Benny Gantz צילום: אבשלום ששוני, פלאש 90

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz (Blue and White) has tested positive for SARS-CoV-2.

Gantz was found Friday morning to be positive on a PCR test, a spokesperson for the Defense Ministry said.

The minister recently received his fourth dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine.

“I’m also infected with the coronavirus,” Gantz tweeted Friday.

“I feel good, because I am vaccinated. In the next few days, I’ll be managing security affairs from my home. Take care of your health, follow the health guidelines and go get vaccinated.”

Later Friday morning, United Torah Judaism MK Meir Porush announced he had also tested positive for SARS-CoV-2.

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