Jordan records 26 COVID-19 fatalities, 4, 594 new cases on Sunday-MoH

The Ministry of Health announced 26 Covid-19 fatalities and 4, 594 new cases were recorded in the Kingdom on Sunday, bringing the death toll to 4,701 and the caseload to 391, 090.


The new infections comprised 3, 118 cases in the capital, Amman, 355 in Balqa, 276 in Irbid, including 16 in the northern border district of Ramtha, 163 in Aqaba, 155 in Madaba, 133 in Mafraq, 129 in Zarqa, 81 in Ajloun, 74 in Jerash, 51 in Karak, and 48 in Ma’an , of which 11 in southern Petra region, and 31 in Tafileh, according to the media statement issued by the Prime Ministry and the Ministry of Health.


The number of patients who were hospitalized today stood at 295, while 167 cases have recovered and discharged, the statement added.


According to the briefing, the total number of recoveries recorded Sunday, whether at hospitals or at home, stood at 2,312, bringing the total to 348,599 since the outbreak began.


Moreover, the number of patients still receiving treatment at hospitals countrywide has reached 1, 526, including 173 on ventilators.


The statement also indicated that the number of confirmed and suspected cases on ICU beds has reached 302, or 32% of the total ICU bed capacity.


With regard to testing, 33,462 tests were conducted Sunday, 13.73 percent of which were positive, the government said.


Since last March, the total number of tests administered has increased to 4,600,197, the joint statement noted.


Source: Jordan News Agency

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