Slight drop in case numbers on Monday

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The number of COVID-19 deaths recorded on Monday reached 82, according to The Ministry of Health, while a total of 6,537 new cases were recorded in the Kingdom on Monday, bringing the death toll to 7,283 and the caseload to 639,444.اضافة اعلان

Breaking down Monday’s tally, the ministry said that 2,561 cases were recorded in Amman, 1,212 in Irbid, 676 in Zarqa, 468 in Balqa, 362 in Mafraq, 278 in Karak, 193 in Ajloun, 185 in Aqaba, 130 in Jerash, 181 in Tafileh, 71 in Maan, and 220 in Madaba.

The ministry added in a statement that some 9,003 hospitalized COVID-19 patients had recovered and were discharged from hospitals, while 399 others were admitted, bringing the total number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients to 3,182. The number of active COVID-19 cases in the Kingdom stands at around 79,397, according to the ministry’s statement.

More than 552,764 COVID-19 patients, including patients who had been self-isolating, have fully recovered so far.

Around 15.12 percent of the 43,226 COVID-19 tests that were conducted today came back positive.