Active COVID-19 cases drop slightly

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AMMAN — COVID-19 killed 97 people in Jordan in the last 24 hours, as the death toll stands at 6,651. A total of 7,940 cases were recorded, pushing the caseload to around 597,250 according to the Ministry of Health.اضافة اعلان

 Breaking down Monday’s tally, the ministry said that 3,549 cases were recorded in Amman, 1,196 in Zarqa, 791 in Irbid, 468 in Balqa, 335 in Karak, 301 in Mafraq, 294 in Aqaba, 271 in Ajloun, 226 in Jerash, 193 in Tafilah, 187 in Madaba and 129 in Maan.

The ministry added in a statement that some 382 people had recovered and were discharged from hospitals while 432 others were admitted, as the total number of COVID-19 patients in hospitals stands at 3,383.

The number of active COVID-19 cases in the Kingdom stands at around 96,188, the statement noted, according to the Jordan News Agency Petra. More than 494,417 COVID-19 patients, including patients who had been self-isolating, have fully recovered so far. Around 16 percent of the 48,980 COVID-19 tests that were conducted today came back positive.