120 samples collected from contacts of COVID-19 patients in Mafraq

Jordan

Published: 2020-05-19 15:35

Last Updated: 2020-05-19 16:03


120 samples collected from contacts of COVID-19 patients in Mafraq
120 samples collected from contacts of COVID-19 patients in Mafraq
Petra News Agency Source

The epidemiological inspection teams have collected today a total of 120 samples from contacts of persons infected with coronavirus in the Mafraq governorate.

Director of Health Affairs in Mafraq, Hani Olaimat, stated that around 100 COVID-19 tests have been conducted in Ain Bani Hassan village in the Rehab district, while the remaining 20 samples were collected from Al-Hashemi neighborhood in Mafraq.

Authorities in the Mafraq governorate Monday evening locked down part of a neighborhood in Ain Bani Hassan village and a residential building in the city after recording new coronavirus infections from the contacts of an infected truck driver from the Al-Khanasri area.

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