Published: 2020-03-31 15:45
Last Updated: 2020-03-31 19:26
The Minister of State for Media Affairs, Amjad Adaileh, has confirmed today that police are tracking those who flouted home quarantine after leaving hotels.
"Every violator will be held accountable," Adaileh said during a press briefing at the National Center for Security and Crisis Management.
With regard to the process of discharging those quarantined in the hotels, Adaileh stressed that everything is going well and with great cooperation between the quarantined people and the security and government agencies concerned with implementing their discharge plan.
"We made every effort to protect your health and the health of your loved ones, your families and the community. Today, you're responsible for committing to home quarantine. Every violation committed by you puts the health of the entire community at real risk," Adaileh said addressing the violators.
The Minister said that the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) and the crisis management cell, in cooperation with the security services, are monitoring the progress of work in banks and exchange companies.
"People are showing their commitment to the health safety procedures, which we really appreciate," Adaileh affirmed, urging people to keep committing to these instructions.
He said, "banks and exchange companies, according to the announcement made by the CBJ, will be open during the week from 10 am to 3 pm, except for Fridays and Saturdays.
In order to avoid crowds, Adaileh called on citizens to postpone non-urgent and unnecessary banking transactions during this temporary period.
He emphasized that hospitals, ambulance and emergency centers and walk-in clinics are limited to receiving emergency cases and conducting emergency operations.
However, government health centers are limited to providing medicines to sick citizens and coordinate their delivery to the homes of those who cannot reach them. He confirmed that private clinics and laboratories are closed, except for licensed ambulance and emergency centers.