Two Syrian refugees at Jordan’s Azraq camp have tested positive for coronavirus, becoming the first confirmed cases to be reported inside a refugee camp in the kingdom, the UN said.

The Azraq refugee camp is Jordan’s second largest and home to almost 37,000 refugees. It is located around 100 kilometres east of the capital Amman. 

Two Syrian refugees at Jordan’s Azraq camp have tested positive for coronavirus, becoming the first confirmed cases to be reported inside a refugee camp in the kingdom, the UN said.

The Azraq refugee camp is Jordan’s second largest and home to almost 37,000 refugees. It is located around 100 kilometres east of the capital Amman. 

Jordan hosts more than 1.2 million Syrian refugees, including some 650,000 registered with the United Nations.

Aljazeera

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