Published: 2020-03-19 09:27
Last Updated: 2020-03-19 10:25
This morning, units of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF) and security services have closed down all crossing points from and to Amman and all the Kingdom's governorates, in a step to confront the coronavirus crisis and limit its spread.
In a statement issued earlier yesterday, JAF announced that a decision to shutter Amman, and all governorates of the Kingdom as of Thursday, 7:00 am and until further notice.
Under the Army decision, the inter-governorate movement will be barred, unless absolutely necessary.
The decision excludes people authorized by the concerned bodies known to the JAF, security services and people whose work nature allows them to enter Amman or the other governorates.
JAF called on citizens to abide by all instructions issued by the armed forces at various times.
The following video shows JAF units being deployed to Tafilah crossing points, south of Jordan.