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252 new Covid-19 cases, two-virus fatalities recorded on Sunday


[9/13/2020 4:07:42 PM]

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Health, Dr. Sa'ad Jaber, announced that 252 new Covid-19 cases were recorded, bringing the total caseload since the start of the pandemic to 3314.


Speaking during a press briefing on Sunday at the Prime Ministry, Jaber said the new cases involve 4 arrivals from abroad and 248 local infections.

Moreover, two virus-related deaths were registered in Prince Hamzah Hospital (PHH) and the University of Jordan Hospital (UJH), while 50 additional patients have recovered, according to Jaber.

The high number of infections requires "increased" commitment to physical distancing, he noted, adding gatherings will be monitored and violators will be held accountable.

Jaber said the Ministry of Health deals with the media in a "transparent and neutral manner, and is fully prepared to provide information round the clock."

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