Crowding at the Jerash festival ‘unacceptable’

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(Photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — Bassam Hijawi, member of the National Committee for Epidemics, said that the country’s COVID-19 figures have long been stable, noting that this has allowed the government to proceed with its plan to open up sectors, according to Al-Ghad News.اضافة اعلان

During his interview with Roya TV, he added that gatherings should be defined by health protocols, stressing that it is unacceptable and inappropriate to have gatherings like the ones seen at the Jerash festival.

For his part, thoracic specialist Mohammed Tarawneh said that it is very unfortunate to see such gatherings, noting that there are no guarantees that there would be no new wave of COVID-19.

Tarawneh stressed that such gatherings have led to setbacks in the fight against the virus in a number of countries around the world, and that the Jerash festival should have been more disciplined.

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