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Ninth Jordanian contracts coronavirus - Min.

(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) The Jordanian Ministry of Health announced on Saturday that a male nurse, working at a private hospital, tested positive for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS or coronavirus). The man, in his 50s, was in contact with a MERS patient; he suffered respiratory problems on Thursday and was diagnosed as the ninth case with the virus today, said director of the Ministry's communicable diseases dept. Dr. Mohammad Al-Abdullat. Four of the nine patients have died since the detection of the first confirmed case in the Kingdom in 2012, Dr. Al-Abdellat noted, citing statistics of the ministry.


Ninth Jordanian contracts coronavirus - Min.

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