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Jordan registers 14 COVID-19 related deaths, 3396 infections on Friday

(MENAFN- Jordan News Agency)

Amman, Jan. 14 (Petra)-- 14 new deaths and 3396 cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were recorded in Jordan on Friday.
With today's fatalities and infections, the caseload and death toll from the disease have increased to 12,959 and 1,095,087 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 96, while 92 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 11 per cent, intensive care beds 29 per cent and ventilators 15 per cent.
In the Central region, isolation beds were at an occupancy rate of 15 per cent, ICU beds at 30 per cent and ventilators 13 per cent, it said.
In the south, it added, the occupancy rate of isolation beds reached 9 per cent, ICU beds 5 per cent and ventilators 5 per cent.
It said that 37,362 PCR tests were collected today, bringing the total number of tests conducted since the start of the pandemic to 14,039,016, and that the positivity rate today was about 9.09 per cent.


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