These Are The 169 Towns Ordered To Lock Down In Lebanon

Mohamed Azakir/Reuters

The number of cases in is on the rise and is spiraling out of control, with the country surpassing 50,000 coronavirus cases.

The new health and safety measures announced by the Ministry of Interior on Sunday, October 11th, include closing new towns and villages, in addition to some of the ones that were already shut down.

This makes a total of 169 towns and villages that are currently under lockdown.

Noting that just last week, the ministry shut down 111 towns in for an entire week.

This is the list of all the towns that are ordered to lock down in :

Akkar:

  • El-Obodiyeh
  • Andaket
  • Majdla
  • El-Majdel
  • Mzraaet El-Nahriyeh
  • El-Muhammara
  • El-Kubayyat

Baalbek, El-Hermel:

  • Beit Shama
  • Deir El-Ahmar

North :

In Batroun:

  • El Batroun
  • Chekka
  • Hamat
  • Kfar Abida

In El-Koura:

  • Barsa
  • Anfeh
  • Kousba
  • Rasemska

In El-Menieh, El-Dunniyeh:

  • Kfarbnin
  • El-Menieh

In :

  • El-Zeitun
  • The Souks
  • Mehsen El-Wati
  • El-Chelfeh
  • El-Qebbeh
  • El-seki El-Shemali
  • El-Zahiriyeh

Zgharta:

  • Alma
  • Ehden
  • Erdeh
  • Kfarhata
  • Mejdaliah
  • Merbata
  • Mezyarah
  • Rashiin
  • Zgharta town

Mount :

El-Shouf:

  • Barja
  • Batloun
  • Batmeh
  • Chehim
  • El-Damour
  • Deir El-Qamar
  • Jadra
  • El-Jieyh
  • Kfarmaya
  • Kfarhim
  • Mezboud
  • Niha
  • El-Werhaniyeh
  • El-Zaarouriyeh

El-Metn:

  • Ain Alak
  • Ain Saadeh
  • Aintourah
  • Antelias / El-Nakkache
  • Baabdat
  • Beit El-Cheaar
  • Beit Meri
  • Bekfayya / El-Mhaydse
  • Burj Hamoud
  • Bsalim
  • Byekout
  • Dbayyeh
  • El-Dekweneh / Deir Mar Roukouz
  • Deek El-Mehdi / Deir Tamich
  • El-Douar
  • El-Fanar
  • Jal El-Dib / Beknaya
  • Mazraat Yachouh
  • El-Mrouj
  • El-Mtaylib
  • Kornet Chehwen
  • Kornet El-Hamra
  • Roumieh
  • Sin El-Fil
  • Zekreet
  • El-Zalka / Amaret Chalhoub
  • Obaidat

Byblos / Jbeil:

  • Obaidat
  • Amchit
  • Blat
  • Eddeh
  • Ghafrin
  • Halat
  • Hafel
  • Hesrayel
  • Heboub
  • Jidayel
  • El-Munsef
  • Nahr Ibrahim

Kesserwan:

  • Ashkout
  • Ajaltoun
  • Admah / El-Defnah
  • Ballouneh
  • El-Bouar
  • Chaniir
  • Afaa
  • Ghazir
  • Ghosta
  • Jeita
  • Ghadir
  • Sarba
  • Kfour
  • El-Kelayaat
  • Raifoun
  • El-Safra
  • El-Shila
  • Tabarja
  • Zeitun
  • Zouk Mosbeh

Baabda:

  • Araya
  • El-Louaizeh
  • Burj El-Barajneh
  • Batchay
  • Basba
  • El-Chiyah
  • Falougha
  • El-Hadath
  • Haret Hreik
  • Kfarshima
  • Wadi Chahrour El-Olyah
  • Wadi Chahrour El-Sufla
  • Salima

Aley:

  • Aramoun
  • El-Ezounieh
  • Bshamoun
  • Bnedoun
  • Bhamdoun El-Dayaa
  • Blibel
  • Btater
  • Chetay
  • Houmal
  • El-Kehhaleh
  • Kfarmatta
  • Saoufar

South Lebanon:

Sidon:

  • Abra
  • Ain El-Deleb
  • El-Beblieh
  • Bkosta
  • El-Baramieh
  • El-Helalieh
  • Kfarmalki
  • Majdelioun
  • El-Miyeh ou Miyeh
  • El-Karyyah

Tyre:

  • El-Bazourieh
  • Bedyas
  • El-Nakoura

Jezzine:

  • Azour
  • Kfarjerrah

El-Nabatiyeh:

Bent Jbeil:

  • Bent Jbeil
  • Shakra
  • Debel
  • Yater

El-Nabatiyeh:

  • Arbasalim
  • Choukin
  • El-Mahriyah

Hasbayah:

  • Mimes

Bekaa:

West Bekaa

  • Kherbet Kanafat

Zahle:

  • Bar-Elias
  • Ablah
  • Bouarej
  • Chtaura
  • El-Delhemiyeh
  • El-Ferzol
  • Kfarzabad
  • Niha
  • Kaa El-Rim
  • Riyak, Haouch Hala
  • Saadnayel
  • Taalabaya
  • Terbol

While schools were set to start on Monday, October 12th, this new decision comes now to shut down all educational institutions in these 169 villages and towns.

In addition, all nightclubs, bars, pubs, and all entertainment venues were ordered to shut down with no exception, as of Monday, all over the country, for a week. Curfew has been also implemented from 1 AM to 6 AM.


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