Jordan protesters hold nationwide demonstrations for second day after Covid-19 oxygen deaths outrage

Protesters took to the streets across Jordan on Sunday following anger over the deaths of at least six Covid-19 patients due to oxygen shortages at a state hospital, according to witnesses. Hundreds of people defied nighttime curfews in the capital city Amman, Irbid in the country’s north, and Karak in the south, among other places, according to Reuters. Protesters in Jordan’s third-largest city, Irbid, reportedly chanted “down with the government, we don’t fear coronavirus”, as they marched through the streets demanding an end to Covid-19 restrictions. “I am here because of the catastrophe. W…

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