AMMAN, April 10 (KUNA) -- Jordan Minister of Health Saad Jaber said no coronavirus case was registered Friday for the first since since mid-March.
Jaber told a press briefing medical workers carried out over 1,500 tests but all were negative.
He added nine people recovered from virus to reach 170, while there were 372 infectees.
The next phase "is decisive and important," said Jaber, and required maintaining of commitment to the preventive measures.
Meanwhile, Dr. Wael Hajayneh, member of the Jordanian national pandemics committee, told KUNA the province of Irbed, which was under complete lockdown, did not register any case for the sixth day running.
Jordan is imposing full curfew on Friday and Saturday in a drive to curb spread of the virus. (end)