Jordan reports 883 new COVID-19 cases, 316,427 in total


AMMAN, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- Jordan on Tuesday reported 883 new COVID-19 cases, increasing the caseload to 316,427, the government announced.

It reported 17 new COVID-19 deaths, raising Jordan's coronavirus death toll to 4,170, according to a joint statement issued by the Prime Ministry and the Ministry of Health.

The cases comprised 408 in Amman, 188 in Irbid, including 47 in Ramtha district, 62 in Zarqa, 49 in Jerash, 47 in Mafraq, 45 in Balqa, 25 in Ajloun, 19 in Madaba, 15 in Karak, 14 in Tafileh and 11 in Aqaba, while no cases reported in Maan, according to the statement.

The statement added that there are currently 10,364 active COVID-19 cases in Jordan.

A total of 69 COVID-19 patients were admitted to hospitals on Tuesday, taking the number of patients currently receiving care for COVID-19 in hospitals to 440, the statement said.

The statement added that 1,553 recoveries were registered on Tuesday, bringing the total number of recoveries in Jordan to 301,893.

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