COVID kills 8 in Jordan, positive tests at 3.7 percent

COVID-19 killed eight in Jordan in the last 24 hours, as the death toll stands at 10,471 and a total of 1,048 cases were recorded, pushing the caseload to some 801,290, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH).

The MoH said in a press statement Sunday that 3.7 percent of the 28,100 tests conducted today came back positive.

It said 54 people had recovered and were discharged from hospitals while 65 others were admitted, as the total number of COVID-19 patients receiving medical treatment in hospitals hit 558.

The number of active COVID-19 cases in the Kingdom hovers around 11,814, it added.

Some 779,000 COVID-19 patients, including patients who had been self-isolating, have fully recovered so far.

Source: Jordan Newa Agency