Slight drop in case numbers on Wednesday

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AMMAN — The Ministry of Health announced that the number of COVID-19 deaths reached 111 today.  A number of 6,570 new cases were recorded in the Kingdom on Wednesday, bringing the death toll to 6,858 and the caseload to 597,250. اضافة اعلان

Breaking down Wednesday’s tally, the ministry said that 2,720 cases were recorded in Amman, 1,110 in Irbid, including 118 in Ramtha, 546 in Zarqa, 443 in Balqa, 343 in Mafraq, 286 in Karak, 285 in Ajloun, 251 in Aqaba, 220 in Jerash, 156 in Tafileh, 138 in Maan , 20 in the Petra region, and 72 in Madaba,

The ministry added in a statement that some 368 people had recovered and were discharged from hospitals while 441 others were admitted, as the total number of COVID-19 patients in hospitals stands at 3,350. The number of active COVID-19 cases in the Kingdom stands at around 91,575, the statement noted, according to the Jordan News Agency (Petra).

More than 9,192 COVID-19 patients, including patients who had been self-isolating, have fully recovered so far. Around 15.22 percent of the 43,158 COVID-19 tests that were conducted today came back positive.