WORLD Jordan reports 8,053 new COVID-19 cases


Jordan reports 8,053 new COVID-19 cases


07:46, March 15, 2021

Jordanian pupils return to school for the first time in nearly a year, in the capital Amman, on February 7, 2021, as educational institutions gradually reopen after a governmental directive to ease COVID-19 restrictions. File photo: AFP

AMMAN, March 14 (Xinhua) -- Jordan on Sunday reported 8,053 new COVID-19 cases, increasing the total cases to 477,053 in the country.

The country reported 61 new deaths, increasing the country's COVID-19 death toll to 5,346, according to a joint statement issued by the Prime Ministry and the Ministry of Health.

A total of 42,852 virus tests were conducted on Sunday, bringing the cumulative number of virus tests administered since the outbreak of the pandemic to 5,174,645, according to the statement.

According to the statement, a total of 6,068 recoveries were registered in hospitals and home quarantine on Sunday, bringing the total number of recoveries to 396,195.

There are currently 75,512 active COVID-19 cases in Jordan, the statement said.

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