99 deaths, 4,774 new COVID-19 cases recorded Friday

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AMMAN — The Ministry of Health announced that the number of COVID-19 deaths reached 99 on Friday.  Meanwhile, 4,774 new cases were recorded in the Kingdom on the same day, bringing the death toll to 7,039 and the caseload to 622,833.اضافة اعلان

The ministry said that 2,025 cases were recorded in Amman, 813 in Irbid, including 121 in Ramtha, 586 in Zarqa, 268 in Balqa, 194 in Mafraq, 185 in Karak, 184 in Aqaba, 154 in Madaba, 135 in Ajloun, 110 in Jerash, 74 in Maan, including 17 in the Petra region, and 46 in Tafileh.

The ministry added in a statement that some 348 people had recovered and were discharged from hospitals while 389 others were admitted, as the total number of COVID-19 patients in hospitals stands at 3,287. The number of active COVID-19 cases in the Kingdom stood at around 90,091, the statement noted, as cited by the Jordan News Agency (Petra).

More than 5,205 COVID-19 patients, including patients who had been self-isolating, fully recovered. Around 13.63 percent of the 35,034  COVID-19 tests that were conducted Friday came back positive, compared with 13.43 percent on Thursday.