Jordan marks 17,550 new cases positivity rate of 26.92%

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 — Jordan recorded 17,550 new COVID-19 cases and 31 new deaths on Sunday, bringing the total death toll to 13,508 and the total number of cases to 1,468,360.اضافة اعلان

The Ministry of Health said that Amman recorded 5,810 cases, while Zarqa recorded 3,516 cases. Irbid registered 2,577 cases, Balqa 1,283 cases, Karak recorded 992 cases, Jerash recorded 630 cases, and Tafileh recorded 286 cases. Madaba registered 327 cases, Aqaba 374, Ramtha 453, and Ajloun 290.

The ministry said in a statement that 168 hospitalized COVID-19 patients had recovered and were discharged from hospitals, while 298 new patients were admitted.

The number of active COVID-19 cases in the Kingdom stands at around 189,827 according to the ministry. Out of 65,199 COVID-19 tests conducted Monday, 26.92 percent of them came back positive.

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