Four COVID-19 deaths, 4,763 cases reported last week

Around 4.09 percent of the 24,968 COVID-19 tests that were conducted today came back positive. (Photo: Unsplash)
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AMMAN — Four COVID-19 deaths and 4,763 cases were recorded during the week of July 16–22, marking a 94 percent increase in cases compared to the week before, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

A 138 percent increase in test was recorded, with 40,380 PCR tests conducted last week, compared with 16,948 from the week prior. The positivity rater stands at 11.5 percent, compared with 14.5 percent a week earlier, according to the media statement issued by the Ministry of Health.

There are currently 3,896 active COVID-19 cases in the Kingdom, compared with 2,231 a week earlier, with a 74 percent increase.

The ministry added that the number of COVID-19 patients still receiving treatment at hospitals countrywide has reached 52, compared with 27 a week earlier.

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