Lebanon registered 2,213 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases on Sunday, the Health Ministry said in its daily report on the outbreak.
As of the time of writing, Lebanon has a total of 496,846 confirmed COVID-19 infections and 6,661 virus-related fatalities, including 31 people who passed away due to the disease in the past 24 hours.
The cumulative number of cases includes 491,894 infections confirmed locally (2,174 in the past 24 hours) and 4,952 confirmed among inbound travelers (39 in the past 24 hours) at Beirut-Rafik Hariri International Airport, according to the report.
The Health Ministry’s data shows that its dedicated COVID-19 hotline (1787) has received a total of 180,040 calls since the pandemic reached Lebanon in February 2020, including 826 calls between Saturday and Sunday.
Additionally, 76,076 calls have been received on the COVID-19 vaccine hotline (1214), 1,791 of which were recorded in the past 24 hours.
On Saturday, the Health Ministry confirmed 2,500 COVID-19 infections and 43 deaths.
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