Published: 2020-05-16 18:23
Last Updated: 2020-05-17 10:37
No new coronavirus cases were recorded inside the Kingdom today, according to a statement issued by the government and Ministry of Health.
"However, 11 cases were confirmed for people coming from abroad and they were as follows:
- A Jordanian citizen returning from Dubai.
- 10 truck drivers who were found infected at the Al-Omari borders between Jordan and Saudi Arabia, including five Jordanians and five Arab nationals, who were sent back to their countries.
"Three recovery cases were confirmed today at Prince Hamzah Hospital, where the number of active cases has reached 132," the statement indicated.
A total of 3, 993 random tests have been conducted today, bringing the total number of tests conducted since the beginning of the crisis to 140,222.
A summary of the coronavirus cases in Jordan:
-Total cases: 607
-Cases confirmed today: 0
-Active cases: 132
For the second day in a row, the process of operating flights to bring back home Jordanians and students abroad continued within the second phase of the returning plan, according to the statement.
The details of the third phase will be announced during the coming days, which will include new countries.
All returnees will be subject to precautionary quarantine, including those who have previously been infected with the virus and have recovered.
The National Center for Security and Crisis Management has developed an online window through which complaints and inquiries regarding the procedures for the return of Jordanians from abroad, will be received. People can either fill an online form, send the complaint or inquiry via email or over the phone, after which the complaint or inquiry will be submitted to the concerned authorities.
Complaints and inquiries can be submitted through one of the following:
- Email: [email protected]
- Online form: https://www.ncscm.gov.jo/application/index.php?p=1
- Phone numbers: 96265504573+/96265504301+/96265504575+