Jordan's COVID-19 cases up by 61% over last week- Health Ministry

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 — The Ministry of Health (MoH) Sunday said the 27th epidemiological week of 2022, which runs from July 02 to July 08, saw 2,135 COVID-19 cases, an increase of about 61%, according to Al-Mamlaka TV.اضافة اعلان

In its weekly roundup, the MoH said one COVID-19 death were recorded in the reporting period.

The number of "PCR" tests conducted during the 27th week amounted to 30,644, compared to 22,514 tests during the previous week, with a 6.9% increase.

The number of COVID-19 patients receiving treatment in the Kingdom's hospitals reached 15, compared to 10 the previous week.

The number of Jordan's active cases reached 1,768, compared to 1,104 infects during the 26th week, a 60% increase.

Regarding the COVID-19 vaccine, the MoH added that the number of first jab recipients during the 27th week reached 1,803, compared to 2,677 during the previous week, while the second doses given hit 2,082 compared to 7,937.

More than 4,805,859 Jordanians received the first dose of the vaccine, constituting 75% of the target group of 18 and older, while the overall second dose reached 4,544,593, marking a 71% of the same target category, and the tally of the booster shot reached 668,184.

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