60 samples of Irbid Covid-19 infected doctor's close contacts test negative, says health sources

جهينة نيوز -Results of the Irbid Covid-19 infected doctor's close contacts all returned back negative, according to health sources familiar with the matter.
These samples were collected from close contacts of the Covid-19 infected doctor working in Princess Basma Teaching Hospital in the northern governorate of Irbid, who was announced positive last Friday evening.

In a related context, Director of Princess Basma University Hospital, Dr. Mohammed Bani Yasin, told "Petra" on Sunday that more than 200 samples were collected from medical and technical staff, who contacted the infected doctor, adding the testing results will be announced in a two-day period.

For his part, Director of Irbid Health Affairs, Dr. Qassem Mayas, said in press statements today that the epidemiological situation in the northern governorate is "reassuring and under control."

To curb the infection transmission, Mayas stressed the importance of the citizens' compliance with the prevention and public safety measures and the implementation the social distancing rules.
//Petra// AG
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