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Jordan sees 269 Covid-19 cases with zero virus fatalities within week - MoH

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 —  Ministry of Health announced 269 Covid-19 cases were recorded in the Kingdom over the 21st epidemiological week of 2022, spanning from May 21 to 29, increasing the caseload to 1,696,937, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

Meanwhile, no coronavirus fatalities were recorded over the past week, which keeps the death toll so far at 14,066, according to the media statement issued by the Ministry of Health on Sunday.

To date, there are currently 184 active Covid-19 cases countrywide, the roundup said.

The statement added that the number of cases who were admitted to hospitals stood at three, while eight patients have recovered and discharged.

According to the briefing, the total number of recoveries recorded over the 21st epidemiological week, whether at hospitals or at home, stood at 320, bringing the total to 1,682,687 since the outbreak began.

Moreover, a total of seven Covid-19 patients are still receiving treatment at hospitals countrywide.

The statement also indicated that occupancy of ICU beds in the northern, central, and southern regions has reached 2%, 1%, and 0%, respectively.

With regard to testing, 15,933 tests were conducted over the targeted week, 1.69 percent of which were positive.

Since March 2020, the total number of tests administered has increased to 16,819,168, the statement noted.

The statement also added that the total number of people who received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine had reached 4,783,859, and 4,502,580 have received their second shot, while 658,377 took the booster jab.

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