Ammon News, Jordan News

Isolating Irbid governorate completely


[3/26/2020 2:21:35 PM]

AMMONNEWS - State minister for media affairs announced Isolating Irbid governorate completely

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Army spokesperson briefs the press on curfew implementation, violations


[3/26/2020 2:18:59 PM]

AMMONNEWS - The Army Spokesperson, Brigadier Gen. Mukhles Al-Mefleh, said the Jordanian Armed Forces and security apparatuses are continuing to implement Defense Order No. 3 of 2020, adding the curfew is preserved without disrupting the necessary daily life. During a press briefing on Thursday, at the National Center for Security and Crisis Management, he noted the role of the armed forces is an executive role for government decisions, adding the "coronavirus crisis management operations room" continues to receive communications from citizens, all were dealt with successfully after close coordination by the various agencies concerned to try to overcome all the difficulties facing citizens in line with plans to reduce the virus's spread. The number of violations committed by citizens during the past 24 hours amounted to 1196, which were dealt with according to the instructions issued, and 1134 vehicles were seized, he pointed out. The continuation of the disinfection teams of the Royal Engineering Corps to implement the tasks fully, as the buildings of the Public Corporation for Radio and Television were sterilized, he noted. To date, the Civil Defense Directorate (CDD) has dealt with 8061 health cases, and the CDD has operated 10 mobile clinics to serve citizens in the western and eastern regions of Amman, he said.

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Health minister: Covid-19 caseload in Jordan reaches 212; we are at crossroads


[3/26/2020 2:16:42 PM]

AMMONNEWS - Health Minister Sa'ad Jaber said that the Kingdom has reported 40 new cases of the novel coronavirus. The new cases, Jaber added in press briefing at the National Center for Security and Crises Management, include 26 cases in Irbid governorate, and 14 cases in the capital Amman. Jaber called on citizens to stay at their homes in order to fight this menace, stressing that 90 per cent of our citizens are committed to all measures that have been taken by the government. We are at a crossroads, the minister stressed, describing the situation in the Kingdom as a severe one.

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Razzaz issues Defense Order No. 3: financial penalties for curfew violators


[3/26/2020 10:16:19 AM]

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister, Dr. Omar Razzaz, on Thursday issued Defense Order No. 3 of 2020. As per the order, whoever violates Defense Order No. (2) that imposed curfew will be fined no less than JD100 and not more than JD500 if the violation was for the first time, and the prosecution does not take place if the violator paid the minimum amount of the fine within a week from the date of the violation. The order also imprisoned the violator for a period not exceeding a year or a fine of no less than JD100 and not exceeding JD500, or both penalties in the event of repetition. The order also contained seizing the vehicle used during the curfew for a 30 day period. The order also fined opening groceries and shops for authorized people outside the permitted hours shall be punished with a fine of no less than JD1000 and the closing of the shop for a 14 day period. The order also fined opening unauthorized groceries and shops shall be punished with detention for a period not exceeding (3) months or a fine of JD3000, or both penalties.

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Interior minister: Zero tolerance with non-compliance to government decisions


[3/26/2020 9:49:39 AM]

AMMONNEWS - Interior minister: Zero tolerance with non-compliance to government decisions

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First recovery case of COVID-19 recorded at KAUH


[3/26/2020 9:32:14 AM]

AMMONNEWS - Director of the King Abdullah University Hospital (KAUH), Muhammad Ghazou, on Thursday announced the first case of recovery of the novel COVID-19. In a statement to Petra, Ghazou said the patient had been in the hospital's isolation department for ten days, pointing out that two tests were conducted four days apart, and both came back negative. He underlined that the patient is in good condition and that he was discharged from the hospital, stressing that the patient will visit the hospital after two weeks for another test.

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King attends G20 virtual summit on COVID-19 pandemic


[3/26/2020 9:27:55 AM]

AMMONNEWS - King attends G20 virtual summit on COVID-19 pandemic

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