Jordan confirms 9 new coronavirus cases, all from abroad

Jordan

Published: 2020-06-22 18:10

Last Updated: 2020-06-23 09:12


Jordan confirms 9 new coronavirus cases, all from abroad
Jordan confirms 9 new coronavirus cases, all from abroad

Jordan has confirmed nine new coronavirus cases today, bringing the total number of cases since the beginning of the crisis to 1,042, according to a statement issued by the government and the Ministry of Health.

The new cases are:

- Eight citizens who have recently returned from abroad, including four from Saudi Arabia, one from Egypt, one from Kuwait, one from Pakistan and one from the US.

- A non-Jordanian truck driver who was tested at the Al-Omari Border Crossing and was sent back to his home country.

According to the statement, 12 people have recovered, including 11 at Prince Hamzah Hospital and one at Queen Alia Military Hospital.

Nearly 5,264 random tests were conducted today, bringing the total number of tests conducted since the beginning of the crisis to 336,133.