Jordan records 35 COVID-19 fatalities, 6, 302 new cases on Sunday-MoH

The Ministry of Health announced 35 Covid-19 fatalities and 6, 302 new cases were recorded in the Kingdom on Sunday, bringing the death toll to 4,935 and the caseload to 427, 717.


The new infections comprised 3, 672 cases in the capital, Amman, 605 in Irbid, including 48 in the northern border district of Ramtha, 536 in Balqa, 266 in Zarqa, 257 in Karak, 213 in Aqaba, 195 in Jerash, 181 in Mafraq, 144 in Madaba, 95 in Ma’an, 87 in Ajloun, and 51 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 332, while 277 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 4,550, bringing the total to 367,315 since the outbreak began.


Moreover, the number of patients still receiving treatment at hospitals countrywide has reached 2, 133, including 215 on ventilators.


The statement also indicated that the number of confirmed and suspected cases on ICU beds has reached 469, or 45% of the total ICU bed capacity.


With regard to testing, 42,438 tests were conducted Sunday, 14.85 percent of which were positive.


Since last March, the total number of tests administered has increased to 4,864,598, the joint statement noted.


Source: Jordan News Agency


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