Jordan mulls further easing of coronavirus lockdown, to reopen some public institutions

Jordan mulls further easing of coronavirus lockdown, to reopen some public institutions
Al-Adailah reiterated the government’s efforts to impose strict health measures during Ramadan. (File/AFP)
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Updated 24 April 2020

Jordan mulls further easing of coronavirus lockdown, to reopen some public institutions

Jordan mulls further easing of coronavirus lockdown, to reopen some public institutions
  • State Minister for Media Affairs Amjad Al-Adailah said some governmental institutions will be allowed to open with limited numbers of employees
  • The plan comes as the country has implemented several measures to revive its economy

AMMAN: Jordan said it was thinking of reopening some government offices, as the country continues to ease lockdown measures prompted by the COVID-19 outbreak.
State Minister for Media Affairs Amjad Al-Adailah said some governmental institutions will be allowed to open with limited numbers of employees, as reported by state-run Jordan News Agency.
The plan comes as the country has implemented several measures to revive its economy.
Al-Adailah reiterated the government’s efforts to impose strict health measures during Ramadan, including monitoring the market and punishing attempts to monopolize goods and increasing prices.