Jordan’s Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah was confirmed to have contracted COVID-19, according to a statement by the Jordanian Royal Court on Monday after a positive test result. Consequently, the King and the Queen will self-isolate.
The Royal Court said Prince Hussein bin Abdullah tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday evening after undertaking a routine checkup. The statement said the Prince showed only mild symptoms and remnants 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.
On Monday, the Kingdom 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.