Jordan confirms 2 new coronavirus cases


Published: 2020-05-27 18:29

Last Updated: 2020-05-27 19:42

Jordan confirms 2 new coronavirus cases
Jordan confirms 2 new coronavirus cases

The Minister of Health, Saad Jaber, has announced that two new coronavirus cases were recorded in Jordan today, bringing the total number of cases reported since the beginning of the crisis to 629.

During a press briefing at the Prime Ministry building, the Minister said that the new cases are a Jordanian truck driver who was tested at the Al-Omari border crossing between Jordan and Saudi Arabia and a child, aged a year and a half, who was quarantined with her infected parents. 

He mentioned that seven new recovery cases were reported in the Kingdom today.

"Nearly 3,000 random tests have been conducted today," Jaber confirmed.

What you need to know about coronavirus cases in Jordan until May 26:

-Total cases: 720

-Cases confirmed today: 2

-Recovered: 488

-Deaths: 9

-Active cases: 155