Monday, 25 October 2021 03:23 GMT

Jordan registers 6 COVID-19 related deaths, 1268 infections on Thursday

(MENAFN- Jordan News Agency) Amman, Oct. 14 (Petra)-- 6 new deaths and 1268 cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were recorded in Jordan on Thursday.
With today's fatalities and infections, the caseload and death toll from the disease have increased to 10,847 and 838,523 respectively, since the outbreak began in March of 2020, according to the Ministry of Health daily brief.
The number of cases that required admission to hospitals today stood at 82, while 59 cases have recovered and been discharged from hospitals.
On the capacity of hospitals in the Kingdom, the brief said that the occupancy rate of isolation beds in the northern region was at 9 per cent, intensive care beds 27 per cent and ventilators 10 per cent.
In the Central region, isolation beds were at an occupancy rate of 12 per cent, ICU beds at 24 per cent and ventilators 9 per cent, it said.
In the south, it added, the occupancy rate of isolation beds reached 14 per cent, ICU beds 19 per cent and ventilators 18 per cent.
It said that 34,803 PCR tests were collected today, bringing the total number of tests conducted since the start of the pandemic to 10,473,051, and that the positivity rate today was about 3.64 per cent.


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