Lebanon Records 1,277 New COVID-19 Cases & 40 Deaths

Lebanon Records New COVID-19 Cases & Deaths
Anadolu Agency/Houssam Shbaro

Lebanon recorded 1,277 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases on Monday, the Health Ministry indicated in its report on the outbreak.

Of the total 462,339 infections registered in Lebanon since the beginning of the pandemic, 89,564 are active cases, as 6,136 COVID-19 patients have passed away and 366,639 others have recovered in the country.

The report shows that 40 virus-related fatalities and 366,639 full recoveries were confirmed in the past 24 hours. It also indicates that the total infections include 2,651 healthcare workers.

Between Sunday and Monday, 4,722 PCR tests were administered locally to detect COVID-19, while 3,133 were administered at Beirut Airport.

Additionally, 358 antigen tests were administered in the same period, raising the total number of tests administered in the past 24 hours to 8,213.

As of Monday, 2,269 COVID-19 patients in Lebanon occupy hospital beds, 970 are in critical condition and occupy intensive care unit beds, and 271 are on mechanical ventilation.

On Sunday, the Health Ministry confirmed 2,957 COVID-19 infections and 45 fatalities.

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Lebanon Records 1,277 New COVID-19 Cases & 40 Deaths

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