No additional sectors will reopen due to current COVID-19 situation: Ayed

Jordan

Published: 2021-02-20 18:21

Last Updated: 2021-03-01 10:38


No additional sectors will reopen due to current COVID-19 situation: Ayed
No additional sectors will reopen due to current COVID-19 situation: Ayed

The Minister of State for Media Affairs Ali al-Ayed Saturday said no additional sector will reopen due to the current COVID-19 situation in the Kingdom and increasing daily positive PCR test rate. Saturday, 12.09 percent of PCR tests came back positive in Jordan.


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Ayed said a meeting was held Saturday evening, chaired by Prime Minister Bisher al-Khasawneh, to discuss ways to combat the repercussions of the coronavirus crisis. During the meeting, they went through an assessment of local COVID-19 indicators. Jordan has witnessed an increase in the number of cases, deaths and daily rate of positive PCR test results, he pointed out.

He said the committee agreed not to reopen any additional sectors that are not currently operating and will continue to assess the COVID-19 situation on a regular basis.


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