On January 23, local time, the Jordanian Ministry of Health announced. The country’s health minister, Filas Havari, was confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus. Health Minister Havari’s test results indicated that he was asymptomatic, the ministry said. The positive nucleic acid test result was found during regular testing by the Ministry of Health staff.
In recent days, the number of new confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in Jordan has shown a clear upward trend. On January 23, Jordan added 6,951 new confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia, with a total of 1,141,048 confirmed cases.