Jordan registers 9 COVID-19 related deaths, 494 infections on Friday

Jordan registered, on Friday, 9 COVID-19 related deaths and 494 new infections, bringing the total number of cases since the beginning of the pandemic to 739,015, the Health Ministry said in a press statement.

The statement added that 48 people had recovered and were discharged from hospitals while 65 others were admitted.

It also indicated that occupancy of the ICU bed capacity has hit 16%, 24%, and 8%, in the northern, central, and southern regions, respectively.

With regard to testing, 17,327 tests were conducted Friday, 2.85 percent of which were positive, taking the total numbers of tests to 7,375,659 since March. 2020.

Source: Jordan News Agency