Al-Hussein Hospital in Salt prepares 5 isolation rooms

Jordan

Published: 2020-04-05 17:43

Last Updated: 2020-04-05 18:05


Al-Hussein Hospital in Salt prepares 5 isolation rooms
Al-Hussein Hospital in Salt prepares 5 isolation rooms

Director of Al-Hussein Hospital in Salt region, Dr. Ali Abdullat, said that five isolation rooms were prepared in the hospital with a capacity of nine beds to receive any suspected COVID-19 cases.

In a statement he made today, the director said a hospital's floor was fully equipped as an isolation ward if needed.

For his part, director of health affairs in Balqa governorate, Dr. Wael Azab, said 15-20 percent of the governorate's five hospitals' bed capacity will be used as quarantine areas if the need arises.

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