On Monday, March 30th, the total of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Lebanon has risen to 446. The Ministry of Public Health confirmed this in its daily coronavirus report released on the same date.
The report said: “Until 30/03/2020, the total of laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases at Rafik Hariri University Hospital, accredited university hospital laboratories, as well as private laboratories has reached 446 after 8 cases were recorded since yesterday.”
The report also announced 1 new coronavirus-related death, who was a patient in her 70s.
This brings the total of coronavirus-related deaths to 11 on Monday. On the other hand, the recoveries have risen to 32. This means the total of active cases are now 403, 3 of which are considered in critical condition.
It adds that negligence in the application of these measures “will expose the violator to legal and criminal prosecution.”
Yesterday, the Lebanese Army closed 104 shops, dispersed 27 private and public gatherings, and assisted 4 municipalities in enforcing the government’s general mobilization, according to the National Operation Room for Disaster Management.
In an admirable initiative, the former Minister of Defence recently rented a hospital that was out of service to have the Health Ministry use it for coronavirus patients.
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