Cases continue to drop

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The number of COVID-19 deaths recorded on Saturday reached 62, according to The Ministry of Health, while a total of 3,145 new cases were recorded in the Kingdom on Saturday, bringing the death toll to 7,708 and the caseload to 662,395.اضافة اعلان

Breaking down Saturday’s tally, the ministry said that 1,032 cases were recorded in Amman, 640 in Irbid, 534 in Zarqa, 91 in Balqa, 198 in Mafraq, 110 in Karak, 95 in Ajloun, 97 in Aqaba, 112 in Jerash, 75 in Tafileh, 53 in Maan, and 108 in Madaba.

The ministry added in a statement that some 2,835 hospitalized COVID-19 patients had recovered and were discharged from hospitals, while 249 others were admitted, bringing the total number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients to 3,182. The number of active COVID-19 cases in the Kingdom stands at around 66,334, according to the ministry’s statement.

More than 570,327 COVID-19 patients, including patients who had been self-isolating, have fully recovered so far.

Around 12.65 percent of the 24,854 COVID-19 tests that were conducted today came back positive.