Israelis were confirmed to have caught coronavirus for the first time on Sunday, as the Health Ministry reported that three Israeli passengers on a cruise ship off Japan’s coast had tested positive. The Health Ministry said in a statement that it had learned from Japanese authorities that all three were showing only mild symptoms. It added that several other Israeli passengers were being tested for the virus. The Foreign Ministry said two of the Israeli passengers had been taken off the ship to receive treatment and confirmed that those two had tested positive for the virus. It wasn’t immediately clear whether the third passenger had also been taken to a hospital.