COVID kills 30 in Jordan, positive tests at 7.7 percent

COVID-19 killed 30 in Jordan in the last 24 hours, as the death toll stands at 8,955 and a total of 1,530 cases were recorded, pushing the caseload to some 715,700, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH).


Breaking down Tuesday’s tally, the MoH said 549 cases were recorded in Amman, 203 in Zarqa, 194 in Irbid, 121 in Balqa, 84 in Aqaba, 83 in Mafraq, 67 in Maan, 61 in Karak, 45 in Tafilah, 45 in Ajloun, 436 in Madaba.


The MoH said in a press statement that 133 people had recovered and were discharged from hospitals while 140 others were admitted, as the total number of COVID-19 patients in hospitals stands at 1,202.


The number of active COVID-19 cases in the Kingdom hovers around 12,320, it added.


More than 694,425 COVID-19 patients, including patients who had been self-isolating, have fully recovered so far.


Around 7.7 percent of COVID-19 tests that were conducted today came back positive compared with 7.9 Monday.


Source: Jordan News Agency