The Ministry of Health updated that 170 new verified Lorient omicrons were identified today (Tuesday). To date, 341 verified persons have been identified in Israel: 234 verified persons who returned from South Africa, England, France, USA"In the United Arab Emirates, Hungary, Italy, Namibia, Tanzania, Germany, Morocco, Spain, Serbia, Belgium, Cyprus and Turkey.
Also identified were 29 verified contacts of returnees from South Africa, England, USA"In France, 66 in the community (3 events) and another 12 under investigation
Of those 341 verified: 95 were unprotected (unvaccinated, recovered six months after recovery, and vaccinated in a second dose six months after vaccination), and 246 were protected.
There is a high suspicion of another 807 cases of Lorient Omicron exposure for which the flooring results have not yet been received:
• 432 – Circular returns"To.
• 64 – Contacts.
• 119 – In the community.
• 192 – Under review.
Of the total verified and"High suspicion" (1,148):
• 528 with symptoms.
600 without symptoms.
• 20 in the testing process.
At this point, those who have been exposed (including vaccinated / recovering) to the verified Lorient Omicron or to those defined in"High suspicion", Should perform a PCR test and go into isolation for 14 days with the option to shorten isolation on the 7th day after a negative PCR test result.