In September 2020, the Jordanian garment sector was hit by a surge of coronavirus cases among the industry’s workforce. This came following a spike record of coronavirus cases in the Kingdom since August 2020. The worrying numbers continued to grow exponentially despite the Jordanian government measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
This infographic presents the latest figures from the Jordanian garment sector in light of the pandemic. The data gathered here is from publicly available sources and through Better Work interaction with workers and managers as of 15 November and subject to change. Data on Covid-19 cases in Jordan was downloaded from ourworldindata.org. Data on mobility in Jordan comes from the Google Covid-19 Community Mobility Reports. Data on garment exports comes from the Jordanian Department of Statistics. Information on worker and manager opinions was gathered during phone calls throughout the fall.