Irbid seven homes isolated as COVID-19 case confirmed


Seven homes in the North Jordan Valley region, Irbid, were isolated Saturday as an 11-year-old child tested positive for COVID-19, the Coronavirus Crisis Cell Executive Committee in Irbid said.

Head of the Committee Radwan Otoom told Petra that the infected child contracted the virus from his grandfather, who had attended the infamous iftar banquet in Mafraq, in which a trucker infected with the virus held a banquet in his home, infecting more than 35.

Otoom said that the child had been taken to the King Abdullah University Hospital, as epidemiological tracing teams is running tests for contacts.

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