Jordan News | Latest News from Jordan, MENA
June 30 2022 7:35 PM ˚
e-paper Subscribe Sign in My Account Sign out

COVID-19 cases expected to peak by February 20, fall after

COVID
(Photo: Jordan News)
  • +
  • -
AMMAN — Secretary-General for Epidemiology and Communicable Diseases Affairs at the Ministry of Health Adel Balbisi, said in a Tuesday interview with Al-Mamlaka TV that Jordan is recording a significant number of coronavirus infections among doctors and nurses working at hospitals, and urged all to comply with the prescribed prevention measures. اضافة اعلان

Balbisi said that the number of cases is expected to peak by February 20, after which they are expected to decrease, as will the positivity rate, adding that each wave usually lasts six to eight weeks.

Balbisi pointed out that the Ministry of Health had submitted its recommendation to postpone the start of the second school semester till February 20 to the prime minister, and that the matter will be decided upon soon.

He also urged citizens to take the third dose, which is said to raise the immunity rate to 80 percent, adding, however, that the third dose will not be needed to issue the Sanad application.

Read more National news