Dozens Infected With Coronavirus at Bedouin Wedding

YERUSHALAYIM -

Sixty-five people were infected with the coronavirus at a wedding in the Bedouin town of Kfar Al-Amrani, Kan News reported on Monday.

The wedding took place last week near the southern city of Rahat.

Out of 122 participants who received the results of their coronavirus tests, 65 of them have tested positive. The results of over 100 other participants’ coronavirus tests have not yet been received by the Health Ministry.

The Bedouin sector has very low vaccination rates: Just 34% of Bedouin over age 16 have received the coronavirus vaccine or are recorded as having recovered from the virus itself. Among those over age 50, just 54% are vaccinated or recorded as having recovered from the virus.