Spate of new Covid-19 cases in Jordan linked to checkpoint on border with Syria

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The Jaber-Nasib crossing point between Jordan and Syria. Nine workers there have tested positive for Covid-19
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Government photo from Lattakia shows people in the foreground wearing masks but others in the background without them. (Click to enlarge)

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Former Middle East editor of the Guardian. Website: www.al-bab.com. Author of 'Arabs Without God'.

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