(MENAFN- Jordan News Agency) Amman, April 18 (Petra) -- A total of six new COVID-19 cases were recorded in Jordan on Saturday bringing the caseload to 413 since the outbreak of the disease several weeks ago, Minister of Health Saad Jabir announced.
The minister told a daily press briefing that four patients have recovered and discharged from hospitals bringing the total recovery tally to 269 while the count of active cases stood at 137.
Detailing the new cases, the minister said they include four truck drivers tested on the borders and rushed immediately to hospitals, noting that one is a Pakistani national while another is an Egyptian.
Another case was discovered in random testing and investigations are underway to determine the source of infection and the contacts of the patient. The last case is for an 18-month child whose parents are already infected and receiving treatment.
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