Government will consider extending holiday for schools, public sector employees this week


Published: 2020-03-28 15:36

Last Updated: 2020-03-28 16:00

Minister of State for Media Affairs Amjad Adaileh
Minister of State for Media Affairs Amjad Adaileh

During this week, the government will consider extending the holiday for schools and public sector employees, the Minister of State for Media Affairs, Amjad Adaileh, announced today during a press briefing at the National Center for Security and Crisis Management.

Regarding people quarantined in the Dead Sea and Amman hotels, they will leave the hotels based on a deliberate plan, starting on Monday, March 30, until it's proven that none of them has the virus, Adaileh said.

"This morning, His Majesty King Abdullah II has followed up with the Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, on the latest developments and the measures taken by the government to protect citizens and provide them with basic commodities," he stressed.

He reaffirmed that the delivery service is available daily from 10 am to 6 pm.

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