Israel’s Netanyahu took precautionary coronavirus test – statement

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was tested for coronavirus as a precautionary measure, his office said on Sunday.

Netanyahu was asymptomatic before undergoing the test, which was also administered to officials working close to him, his office said in a statement.

Coronavirus testing takes time and no results were given in the statement.

(Reporting by Ari Rabinovitch)