AMMAN: Jordan's Crown Prince Hussein has tested positive for COVID-19, the Jordanian Royal Court said Monday, requiring the king and the queen to self-isolate.
The Royal Court said Prince Hussein bin Abdullah tested positive for the coronavirus on Monday evening after undergoing a routine examination.
The statement said the prince showed only mild symptoms and remains in "very good health."
The Royal Court added that King Abdullah II and Queen Rania both tested negative on Monday and will self-isolate for five days.
The number of COVID-19 cases in Jordan has remained steady over the last few months and nearly all containment measures have been lifted, including a curfew.
The kingdom on Monday registered 17 new COVID-19 deaths and 1,015 virus cases, increasing the overall number to have contracted the disease to 820,798 and the death toll to 10,697.