Health Minister: Coronavirus caseload reaches 172

Jordan

Published: 2020-03-25 19:29

Last Updated: 2020-03-25 20:56


Health Minister: Coronavirus caseload reaches 172
Health Minister: Coronavirus caseload reaches 172
Roya News Source

The Minister of Health, Saad Jaber, has announced that the coronavirus caseload in Jordan reached 172, as 19 new cases were reported today.

Among the infected are an Iraqi woman, a Jordanian citizen who returned from Switzerland on March 11, eight people who had direct contact with a COVID-19 patient quarantined in the Military Hospital, of which a Sri Lankan domestic worker, four people who had direct contact with the infected nurse and five people who had attended the wedding party in Irbid. 

During a press briefing this evening, the Minister said: "I hope that Jordanians would not fail the government's great effort to preserve you and the homeland."

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