Lebanon Records 1,012 New COVID-19 Cases & 22 Deaths

Lebanon Records New COVID-19 Cases & Deaths

Lebanon registered 1,012 coronavirus (COVID-19) infections on Wednesday, according to the Health Ministry.

Since the pandemic started, Lebanon has confirmed a total of 530,217 cases of infection, 7,390 COVID-19-related fatalities, and 473,114 recoveries. This puts active infections at 49,713, as of the time of writing.

In the past 24 hours, 22 deaths and 981 recoveries, in addition to one infection among healthcare workers, were recorded. In total, 2,691 healthcare workers in Lebanon have been infected since Lebanon’s first case was detected in February 2020.

According to the report, 14,142 tests were administered in Lebanon in the past 24 hours to detect COVID-19, including 11,086 local PCR tests, 2,581 airport PCR tests, and 475 antigen tests.

As of Wednesday, 1,028 of Lebanon’s COVID-19 cases are in hospital beds, 494 are critical cases that occupy intensive care unit beds, and 160 are on mechanical ventilation.

7,947 people received their first COVID-19 vaccine dose in the past 24 hours, raising the total number of first-dose vaccinations in Lebanon so far to 313,428.

On the other hand, the second vaccine dose was administered to 6,072 people between Tuesday and Wednesday, which puts the total number of individuals who have received the second dose at 181,593.

On Tuesday, the Health Ministry confirmed 748 COVID-19 infections and 23 deaths.

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