Government expected to issue decision canceling mask mandate in indoor areas: source

Jordan

Published: 2022-05-18 13:01

Last Updated: 2022-12-09 08:32


Government expected to issue decision canceling mask mandate in indoor areas: source
Government expected to issue decision canceling mask mandate in indoor areas: source

An official source said that the government is expected to issue later Wednesday a decision abolishing the mandatory wearing of face masks in indoor areas.

The new decision will also approve the option to receive the fourth dose of the coronavirus vaccine.


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Tuesday, the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Health for Epidemiological Affairs, Dr. Adel Belbisi, said that the Epidemics Committee recommended an end to the measure of wearing face masks indoors.

He added, in a statement to Jordan TV, that the government and the Ministry of Health will consider the recommendation, especially since the decision to wear a face mask is linked to defense orders.

Belbisi indicated that the epidemiological situation in Jordan is good and stable.