Nurse in Bashir Hospital tests positive for COVID-19

A nurse in Al-Bashir Hospital has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19), Director of the hospital, Mahmoud Zureikat, said on Tuesday.

Zureikat told Jordan News Agency (Petra) that the nurse, who works at the hospital’s orthopedics department, was on a visit to her family in Palestine and came back five days ago.

“Samples were immediately taken of all patients whom she dealt with, along with her co-workers who are all quarantined,” he added.

The nurse has been sent to the isolation ward of Prince Hamzah Hospital, while samples were also taken from her family.

Source: Jordan News Agency