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Volume 26, Number 9—September 2020

Large Outbreak of Coronavirus Disease among Wedding Attendees, Jordan

Dawood YusefComments to Author , Wail Hayajneh, Samah Awad, Suleiman Momany, Basheer Khassawneh, Shaher Samrah, Basil Obeidat, Liqaa Raffee, Ibrahim Al-Faouri, Ali Bani Issa, Heba Al Zamel, Enas Bataineh, and Reem Qdaisat
Author affiliations: Jordan University of Science and Technology, King Abdullah University Hospital, Irbid, Jordan

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Demographic and clinical features of 76 persons with confirmed coronavirus disease who attended a wedding, Jordan

Characteristics No. (%)
M 30 (39.5)
46 (60.5)
Relatives and friends of groom* 44 (57.9)
Relatives and friends of bride
32 (42.1)
Children <18 y 17 (22.4)
Adults >18 y
59 (77.6)
Age group, median 27 (range 2–80) y
0–9 3 (3.9)
10–19 17 (22.4)
20–29 21 (27.6)
30–39 6 (7.9)
40–49 12 (15.8)
50–59 11 (14.5)
6 (7.9)
Symptoms at time of diagnosis
Yes 40 (52.6)
36 (47.4)
Concurrent conditions†
Yes 15 (19.8)
No 61 (80.2)

*Including the groom.
†Concurrent conditions included hypertension, diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism, ischemic heart disease, and cancer.

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