Jordan records 12 COVID-19 fatalities, 2,887 new cases on Wednesday-MoH

The Ministry of Health announced 12 Covid-19 fatalities and 2, 887 new cases were recorded in the Kingdom on Wednesday, bringing the death toll to 4,503 and the caseload to 355, 106.

 

The new infections comprised 1, 918 cases in the capital, Amman, 357 in Balqa, 192 in Irbid, including 15 in the northern border district of Ramtha, 149 in Zarqa, 57 in Karak, 55 in Jerash, 49 in Madaba, 34 in Mafraq, 31 in Ajloun, 30 in Aqaba, , and 8 in Ma’an, including 1 in southern district of Petra, and 7 in Tafileh, according to the media statement issued by the Prime Ministry and the Ministry of Health.

 

The number of patients who were admitted to hospitals today stood at 137, while 72 cases have recovered and discharged, the statement added.

 

According to the brief, the total number of recoveries recorded Wednesday, whether at hospitals or at home, stood at 1, 294, bringing the total to 330,805 since the outbreak began.

 

Moreover, the number of Covid-19 patients still receiving treatment at hospitals countrywide has reached 770, including 68 on ventilators.

 

The statement also indicated that the number of confirmed and suspected cases on ICU beds has reached 160, or 18% of the total ICU bed capacity.

 

With regard to testing, 32,850 tests were conducted Wednesday, 8.79 percent of which were positive, the government said.

 

Since last March, the total number of tests administered has increased to 4,299,656, the joint statement noted.

 

Source: Jordan News Agency

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