Jordan records 16 COVID-19 fatalities, 3,827 new cases Thursday-MoH

The Ministry of Health announced 16 Covid-19 fatalities and 3,827 new cases were recorded in the Kingdom on Thursday, bringing the death toll to 4, 627 and the caseload to 380,268.


The new infections comprised 2, 550 cases in the capital Amman, 390 in Balqa, 225 in Irbid, 211 in Zarqa, 95 in Madaba, 89 in Jerash, 73 in Karak, 62 in Ajloun, 46 in Aqaba, 44 in Mafraq, 32 in Ma’an, including 5 in southern district of Petra, and 10 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 220, while 127 cases have recovered and discharged, the statement added.


According to the briefing, the cumulative number of recoveries recorded Thursday, whether at hospitals or home, stood at 1,579, bringing the total to 342,600 since the outbreak began.


Moreover, the number of patients still receiving treatment at hospitals has reached 1, 250, including 100 on ventilators.


The statement also indicated that the number of confirmed and suspected cases on ICU beds has reached 232, or 25% of the total ICU bed capacity.


With regard to testing, 33,719 tests were conducted Thursday, 11.35 percent of which were positive, the statement noted.


Since last March, the total number of tests administered has increased to 4,510,000, the joint statement noted.


Source: Jordan News Agency

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