Published: 2020-07-24 13:17
Last Updated: 2020-07-24 13:30
A doctor who works at the Prince Hussein Hospital was diagnosed with COVID-19, the Director of Balqa Health Affairs Directorate, Wael Al-Azab, announced.
The hospital’s emergency room has been closed and patients were transferred to Al-Hussein Governmental Hospital in Salt, Azab told Addustour newspaper.
Samples were taken from of all hospital staff members and anyone who is suspected to have had close contact with the doctor.
Seven teams were sent out to Ain al-Basha, where the doctor lives, to take more random samples from the district and surrounding areas, said Azab.
All hospital departments and facilities were disinfected.