PCR test accuracy reaches 80%: Hijjawi


Published: 2022-01-31 21:06

Last Updated: 2024-04-14 06:48

PCR test accuracy reaches 80%: Hijjawi
PCR test accuracy reaches 80%: Hijjawi

Monday, a member of the National Committee for Epidemics, Dr. Bassam Hijjawi, said that the accuracy of the PCR test can reach 80 percent.

Hijjawi told Roya's Nabd Al Balad that the result of an infected individual enters the system if the PCR test was able to detect infection with the coronavirus.

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He added that the person who shows symptoms may have a cold or seasonal flu not COVID.

Jordan recorded 24 deaths and 16,226 new coronavirus cases Monday, bringing the total number of cases since the beginning of the crisis to 1,225,309.

A total of 56,399 PCR tests were conducted Monday.