Jordan records 1,677 new COVID-19 cases

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AMMAN — The number of COVID-19 deaths recorded on Friday reached 40, according to The Ministry of Health, while a total of 1,677 new cases were recorded in the Kingdom on Friday, bringing the death toll to 8,514 and the caseload to 699,164.اضافة اعلان

Breaking down Friday’s tally, the ministry said:

619 in Amman
284 in Irbid
175 in Zarqa
148 in Mafraq
97 in Balqa
81 in Karak
77 in Aqaba
69 in Jerash
59 in Ajloun
37 in Madaba
34 in Ma'an
33 in Tafilah

The ministry added in a statement that some 3,145 hospitalized COVID-19 patients had recovered and were discharged from hospitals, while 195 others were admitted.

The number of active COVID-19 cases in the Kingdom stands at around 29,218, according to the ministry’s statement.

Around  9.97 percent of the 16,827 COVID-19 tests that were conducted today came back positive.

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