A case study of COVID-19 in the Arab Middle East and North Africa with a focus on Jordan during the year 2020


  • Maen A. Addassi 30 Degree




Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, Coronavirus, Data Processing, Epidemiology, Arab Countries, Jordan


This article aims to provide a model by using cumulative cases for SARS-CoV-2 (Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2) outbreak in most major countries with focusing on the Jordanian experience and response in combating COVID-19.

On March 2nd, 2020, Jordan reported the first confirmed cases of COVIDâ€19. Although, Jordan was among the first countries to implement highly strict preventive and control measures, the outbreak started around 1st October, 2020 (7 months later), after that there was a significant increase in the number of confirmed cases. 

 However, there are always opportunities to learn from the global experience to improve the current national strategy.


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