Israeli chief of staff has gone into quarantine after an officer, who joined a meeting with Aviv Kochavi, tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

“The chief of the General Staff, General Aviv Kochavi, held 10 days ago a session with commanders… it was confirmed today that one of the commanders who participated in the session was infected with coronavirus,” military spokesman, Avichay Adraee, said in a statement.

Kochavi’s self-quarantine takes place at his office until the end of the week in line with the instructions of Health Ministry.

The spokesman pointed out that two other top commanders who participated

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