The Israel recorded his first known death from Omicron variant A man, about 70 years old, with underlying diseases, died in the city of Beer Sheva on Monday, according to Israeli media reports today.
The patient came to Soroka Medical Center and had underlying diseases, the Times of Israel and Ynet news, the online English-language edition of Gentiot Achronot, write today.
Both media outlets report that the man was over 60 years old and had taken both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine but not a third, booster dose.
The Ministry of Health and Soroka were not immediately available to respond to a request to confirm the information. Earlier, the Ministry of Health announced that there are at least 340 known cases of Omicron in Israel.