Published: 2020-03-25 19:29
Last Updated: 2020-03-25 20:56
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."