On orders from the government, Israel is shipping out South Koreans on special flights amid concerns over the deadly coronavirus, Israeli media reported Monday.

Airport authorities reported that up to 622 South Koreans left the country – most of them tourists – since Sunday night, and that some 800-900 still remain in the country.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered that all South Koreans in Israel be immediately flown out of the country after South Korean authorities said some 29 tourists returning from Israel and Palestine carried the deadly coronavirus.

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