The total number of coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines that have been administered in Lebanon has exceeded that of confirmed cases in the country.
As of Monday, the cumulative number of COVID-19 infections confirmed in Lebanon since the pandemic started is 535,753.
The number of administered doses, on the other hand, currently stands at 581,518.
204,031 people, or 2.98% of Lebanon’s population, have received both doses of the vaccine, thus completing vaccination. This leaves 377,487 people who have only received the first vaccine shot so far.
According to the latest data provided by the Lebanese Health Ministry, 1,352,041 people, nearly 20% of the total population, have registered to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
Lebanon has been registering relatively low case numbers over the past few weeks, while the vaccination campaign goes on.
On Sunday, the Health Ministry confirmed 307 new infections, Lebanon’s record-high number of cases being 6,154, recorded on January 15th, 2021.
Also on Sunday, the Ministry announced that Lebanon had received its 14th shipment of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.
The shipment contained 46,800 vaccine shots, raising the total number of Pfizer-BioNTech doses that Lebanon has received so far to 545,220.
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