Health Minister speaks about COVID-19 situation in Jordan

Jordan

Published: 2021-05-17 21:34

Last Updated: 2021-06-12 17:39


Health Minister speaks about COVID-19 situation in Jordan
Health Minister speaks about COVID-19 situation in Jordan

The Minister of Health, Feras al-Hawari, spoke Monday about the coronavirus situation in the Kingdom, indicating that it is very ‘stable.’

Hawari told Roya's Nabd Albalad that the gradual reopening of sectors depends on the coronavirus situation in Jordan.

He stressed on the importance of adhering to the required health and safety measures which include wearing face masks, social distancing and registering to receive the coronavirus vaccine, adding that there will be incentives for those who receive the coronavirus vaccine in Jordan.

Additionally, he said that around 200,000 people missed their appointments to receive the first dose of the vaccine.

He said that a total of 935,274 people received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 365,878 received both doses since the beginning of the national vaccination program on Jan. 13.

Hawari said that since the start of the pandemic in the Kingdom, Jordan has confirmed 46 cases of the Brazilian, Indian and South African mutations.

Monday, Jordan recorded 17 deaths and 1,104 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of cases since the beginning of the crisis to 725,258.