Relief in Jordan as lowest daily death toll recorded

Jordan on Monday reported eight deaths related to the COVID-19, which is the lowest daily death toll in more than two months, the country’s health ministry said.

Monday also saw the country add 1,030 new infections, bringing the total number to 315,544. The overall death toll rose to 4,153, the ministry added.

A total of 56 COVID-19 patients were admitted to hospitals on Monday, taking the number of patients currently receiving care in hospitals to 445, the ministry said, adding that 57 recovered patients left hospitals.

The ministry noted that 1,472 recoveries were registered in hospitals and home quarantine on Monday, bringing the total number of recoveries to 300,340.

A total of 22,271 virus tests were also conducted on Monday, bringing the cumulative number of coronavirus tests administered since the outbreak of the pandemic to 3,594,305, with the positive rate standing at 4.62 percent, the ministry added.