Two hundred Israeli students are now undergoing treatment after they got inflicted with COVID-19 from unvaccinated teachers in their school in Ma’ale Adumim.
According to reports, 25 are also positive for the Omicron strain on the same school.
Ma’ale Adumim Mayor and holder of the education portfolio, Benny Kashriel, revealed they are now implementing measures to deal with the outbreak in the education system.
“We are working efficiently and quickly. We will double sampling positions, isolating students, and carrying out aggressive enforcement and public information drives,” Kashriel said.
“We are also transitioning students to distance learning. Only then will we be able to immediately stop the spread of the epidemic and defeat it,” Kashriel added.