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4 coronavirus cases, no local infections, recorded on Monday

By JT - Jul 14,2020 - Last updated at Jul 14,2020

AMMAN — Four COVID-19 cases, among them no local infections, were recorded in the Kingdom on Monday, increasing the caseload to 1,183, the government announced.

The new cases included three Jordanians who returned to Kingdom from abroad, two from Saudi Arabia and one from the US, and have been in quarantine at designated hotels.

According to a government joint statement, a Jordanian truck driver, who tested positive at the Omari border crossing, was among the cases.

Also on Monday, 11 recovered patients left hospitals, five from Prince Hamzah Hospital and six from the Dead Sea's quarantine area, while 5,746 virus tests were conducted, bringing the cumulative number of coronavirus tests administered since the beginning of the crisis to 471,801, according to the statement.

The Ministry of Health renewed its call on citizens to abide by precautionary measures, mainly wearing face masks and maintaining physical distancing, as well as using the “Aman” (Safety) application, which alerts users if they come into contact with a person infected with the virus.

The statement, which classified the Kingdom's epidemiological status as “moderate-risk level”, also highlighted the “Sahtak” (your health) application for smartphones, which provides users with the latest information and news related to the COVID-19 disease, in addition to guidelines and warnings pertaining to the Kingdom's epidemiological status.


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