Remaining COVID-19 restrictions lifted

2. Sakher Dudin
Minister of State for Media Affairs Sakher Dudin. (Photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — Minister of State for Media Affairs Sakher Dudin on Tuesday announced that Jordan’s remaining COVID-19 restrictions would be lifted as of Wednesday, September 1, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.اضافة اعلان

Dudin said that the third and final stage of the “Safe Summer” procedures involve the return of to in-person learning for all schools and universities.
Furthermore, all forms of curfew and lockdown will be lifted nationwide.

Workplaces in all sectors of the economy will also return to working at full capacity, with the exception of wedding halls, which will operate at 50 percent capacity, with no more than 200 guests, Dudin, who is also the government spokesperson, added.

Theaters, festivals and exhibits would also have to operate within certain restrictions.

The minister said that Defense Order 32, which obligates non-vaccinated workers to do a PCR test every Sunday and Thursday, would take effect on September 1.

Employees who violate the defense order will be prohibited from going to work, and the days they miss will be deducted from their vacation days. If they do not have vacation days, their absences will be deducted from their salary.
Institutions that violate Defense Order 32 could be subject to closures.

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