'Gov’t not backtracking on returning to classroom education'

Health Minister Feras Al-Hawari
(Photo: Jordan News)

AMMAN — Minister of Health Firas Al-Hawari on Thursday stressed that the government does not want to backtrack on its decision regarding going back to classroom education.اضافة اعلان

In an interview with radio station Hayat FM, Hawari added that 20 percent of COVID-19 cases recorded in Jordan were recorded in children under the age of 18.

He pointed out that the ministry's cadres have managed to vaccinate 15,000 children in one day, expressing optimism about the epidemiological situation, despite what he described “as unsurprisingly high number of infections.”

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