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The Jordanian Minister of Health, Firas Al-Hawari, announced, on Saturday, that 3 cases of the Indian strain of Corona virus have been recorded in the Kingdom.
Hawari said in statements to the “Kingdom” channel that the injuries were recorded for people who had not traveled.
“Those infected with the Indian strain are in good health,” he added.
On Saturday, the Jordanian Ministry of Health announced that it had recorded 704 cases and 35 deaths from the Coronavirus in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections in Jordan to 712,077 cases, while the number of deaths reached 8,871 cases.
India recorded for the first time more than 400,000 new cases of corona today, Saturday. The spread of the new strain led to the collapse of the health system in areas including the capital, New Delhi, with a lack of medical oxygen and hospital beds.
An official in a scientific advisory committee set up by the Indian government said in statements to Reuters that the committee had informed the authorities of the discovery of slight mutations in some samples of the Corona virus that “could avoid the immune response” and require further study.