First Fully Recovered Coronavirus Patient Just Announced in Lebanon

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The Lebanese Ministry of Public Health just announced the first fully recovered patient in Lebanon for a Lebanese woman from coronavirus in Rafic Al-Hariri Governmental University Hospital.

The ministry mentioned that “the woman was reported to be infected with the new coronavirus and was admitted to Rafic Hariri University Hospital on February 20th, 2020.”

“The woman received necessary treatment during her time in quarantine and left on today’s date after making sure of her complete recovery,” the statement ended.

Hours before announcing the first fully recovered coronavirus patient in Lebanon, the second coronavirus death was confirmed by the Ministry of Public Health. The deceased is a 55-year-old teacher who caught the coronavirus COVID-19 from one of his students.

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The daily report on the latest developments on the coronavirus was just issued by the Rafic Hariri University Hospital, stating the number of coronavirus cases has increased from 52 to 61, to five new cases in the past hours.

RHUH states that “this report includes the number of examinations that are carried out in the hospital’s laboratories, but not other laboratories. The ministry is waiting for a final statement from hospitals conducting COVID-19 around Lebanon.”

According to RHUH, The total number of cases received in the emergency allocated to the coronavirus during the past 24 hours: 133 cases, 14 of which required entry to the quarantine, while the rest are committed to home quarantine.

Five new cases have been confirmed in RHUH alone, with news that there are more cases tested positive in other hospitals.