9 new virus deaths, 1,191 cases recorded Tuesday

Nine coronavirus deaths and 1,191 infections were recorded across the Kingdom Tuesday, bringing the death toll from the pandemic to 10,827 and the total number of cases to 835,969, the Health Ministry said.

It said in its daily brief that positive Covid-19 tests were today at 3.91 per cent and the number of active cases reached 14,129, including 73 that were admitted to hospitals, while 60 were discharged. A total of 469 confirmed cases are currently hospitalized, it added.

According to the report, the occupancy rate of isolation beds in the northern region was 8 per cent, intensive care beds 30 per cent and respirators 13 per cent.

In the central region, the occupancy rate of isolation beds was 12 per cent, intensive care beds 23 per cent and respirators 8 per cent, it said.

In the southern region, the occupancy rate of isolation beds was 8 per cent, intensive care beds 19 per cent and respirators 15 per cent, it added.

The daily brief indicated that 1,052 Covid-19 patients have recovered, bringing the total number of expected recoveries after the end of the two-week isolation period to 811,013.

It also stated that 30,456 PCR tests were collected today, bringing the total number of examinations conducted since the beginning of the pandemic to 10,404,370.

It said that the number of people who got the first vaccine shot climbed to 3,799,686 and those who were double-jabbed rose to 3,385,572.

Source: Jordan News Agency