Expert calls for stricter COVID-19 measures in Jordan

Jordan

Published: 2021-02-28 22:08

Last Updated: 2021-04-14 11:34


Expert calls for stricter COVID-19 measures in Jordan
Expert calls for stricter COVID-19 measures in Jordan

An epidemiologist Montaser Al-Belbisi told Roya's Nabd Albalad that he expects that 50,000 new coronavirus cases will be recorded in Jordan during the next week. He described the COVID-19 situation in Jordan as 'dangerous.'

He stressed that the number of infections will increase dramatically if the government does not impose stricter COVID-19 measures.

He said the government should consider closing schools, institutes, universities and places of worship due to the huge increase in the number of coronavirus cases. He stressed that Jordan is in the midst of a second COVID-19 wave.

Feb. 24, the government announced the reimposition of Friday lockdowns in Jordan, in addition to new curfew hours, in an effort to halt the sudden jump in coronavirus numbers.


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