Published: 2020-08-07 17:46
Last Updated: 2020-08-07 18:21
The positive coronavirus case that was recorded in Irbid is a 24 year-old lawyer living in Beit Ras area in Irbid, announced the Director of Irbid Health Affairs, Riyadh Al-Shayab, on Friday.
Al-Shiyab said the case was caught through daily random tests conducted and investigations to determine the source of infection are underway.
Al-Shiyab told Petra news agency the three-story building, where the lawyer lives, has been isolated and investigation teams are collecting samples from people who came in contact with him.
Al-Shayab said samples will be collected from people in surrounding areas, who might have come in contact with him.
The lawyer was transferred to the COVID-19 department at Prince Hamzah Hospital in Amman.