206 new COVID-19 cases in Jordan, 197 local

A total of 206 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in Jordan on Friday, 197 of which are local cases, bringing the total number of cases since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis to 2,945, a statement issued by the Prime Ministry and the Ministry of Health said.


The cases include 136 cases in Amman, 60 of which came into contact with other positive cases, and 76 cases are being investigated to find the source.


Nine cases in Karak, seven cases in Zarqa, 33 cases in Balqaa, nine cases in Irbid, three cases in Madaba, and one case in Mafraq, the statement said, adding that all of these cases have come into contact with other positive cases.


The cases from abroad involve nine people who travelled from abroad who are currently staying in hotel quarantine, two who have travelled from the Ukraine, one from Saudi Arabia, three from Egypt, and three from Turkey.


A total of 103 recovery cases have been confirmed in Jordan on Friday, 13 were discharged from Prince Hamzah Hospital, and 90 from isolation areas in the Dead Sea.


A total of 18,007 PCR tests have been conducted, bringing the total number of tests since the beginning coronavirus crisis to 959,025.


Source: Jordan News Agency

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