Lebanon recorded 2 new coronavirus-related deaths on Wednesday, April 1st. The new fatalities were confirmed by Rafik Hariri University Hospital in its coronavirus (COVID-19) report released on the same date.
The new fatalities, as per the report, were among the severe coronavirus cases in Lebanon. They were both in the intensive care unit specialized for coronavirus patients, and both were suffering from chronic illnesses.
Hariri Hospital said that one of the deceased was in his 40s when he passed away, while the other was in his 50s. With these new deaths, the total of coronavirus-related fatalities has reached 14 in Lebanon, as of April 1st.
On the other hand, the report revealed that the total of recoveries has reached 43 since the beginning of the outbreak.
In the report, Hariri Hospital stated that the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases of coronavirus infection that have been placed in its isolation chambers are 56, as of Wednesday.
Moreover, the hospital said that two cases that have fully recovered from coronavirus were released from isolation and instructed to adhere to self-isolation in accordance with the standards and guidelines of the World Health Organization.
Taking the latest updates into account, the mortality rate of coronavirus in Lebanon is now approximately 2.92%, while that of recovery is around 8.98%, considering the active cases are 422 as of Wednesday afternoon.
Earlier today, the Ministry of Public Health announced 16 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of cases to 479 on April 1st.
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