COVID kills eight in Jordan, positive tests at two percent

COVID-19 killed eight people in Jordan in the last 24 hours, as the death toll stands at 9,549, and a total of 599 cases were recorded, pushing the caseload to some 741,101, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH).

The MoH said in a press statement Tuesday that 67 people had recovered and were discharged from hospitals while 52 others were admitted, as the total number of COVID-19 patients receiving medical treatment in hospitals stands at 490.

The number of active COVID-19 cases in the Kingdom hovers around 8,745, it added.

Some 722,800 COVID-19 patients, including patients who had been self-isolating, have fully recovered so far.

It said 2.7 percent of the 21,760 tests conducted today came back positive.

Source: Jordan News Agency