Jordan suspends reopening of some schools, isolates COVID-19 infected buildings

Jordan suspends reopening of some schools, isolates COVID-19 infected buildings
Curfew hours in Sahab will be resumed like the rest of the Kingdom, starting at 10 p.m. for establishments and 11 p.m. for individuals until 6 a.m. (File/AFP)
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Updated 01 September 2020

Jordan suspends reopening of some schools, isolates COVID-19 infected buildings

Jordan suspends reopening of some schools, isolates COVID-19 infected buildings
  • The ministry told students in both areas to continue attending online classes through electronic platforms and also via TV channels
  • The Kingdom also isolated a hotel and 10 residential buildings in the capital after coronavirus infections were detected

DUBAI: Jordan’s Ministry of Education said classes would be resumed remotely until further notice in Al-Rabwa neighborhood and Al-Ashrafiya neighborhood in eastern Amman, state news agency Petra reported.
The ministry told students in both areas to continue attending online classes through electronic platforms and also via TV channels.
The Kingdom also isolated a hotel and 10 residential buildings in the capital after coronavirus infections were detected.
The buildings have been disinfected to prevent further spread of the virus, Amman Governor Saad Shehab said.
Police patrols were deployed to ensure nobody enters or leaves the buildings.
Meanwhile, Minister of State for Media Affairs, Amjad Adaileh, said the lockdown that was placed on the city of Sahab (southeast Amman), would be lifted as of Tuesday at 6 a.m..
Curfew hours in Sahab will be resumed like the rest of the Kingdom, starting at 10 p.m. for establishments and 11 p.m. for individuals until 6 a.m., Adaileh said.