According to this Ministerial source, the deceased suffered from heart disease with no confirmation yet that she was affected by the Coronavirus as the hospital awaits the test result, as of the time of writing.
A new recovery has also been announced, bringing the total number of people healed to four since the epidemic began on February 20th.
Fifteen other people are on the mend, waiting for a second test load to confirm new numbers.
In addition, the Lebanese government on Tuesday issued a new series of measures to strengthen the fight against the spread of the new Coronavirus in Lebanon, notably by creating crisis cells within the municipalities and a fund to receive donations dedicated to the cause.
The Ministry of Finance has created four bank accounts, in euros, Lebanese pounds, dollars, and pounds sterling, in order to receive donations, in support of the fight against the Coronavirus in the country:
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