Lebanon Records 2,283 New COVID-19 Cases & 43 Deaths

Lebanon Records 2,283 New COVID-19 Cases & 43 Deaths
TDS/Mohamad Azakir

Lebanon recorded 2,283 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases on Monday, the Health Ministry revealed in its daily report on the outbreak.

Of the 397,887 total COVID-19 cases confirmed in Lebanon since the beginning of the pandemic, 80,051 are active, as 312,747 people have recovered from the disease so far and 5,089 others have passed away.

The total cases include 2,602 healthcare workers, of whom 3 tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

In the same period, 43 virus-related deaths and 2,443 full recoveries were registered, according to the report.

Additionally, 10,606 tests to detect the virus were administered across Lebanon between Sunday and Monday.

These include 7,003 PCR tests administered locally, 3,060 PCR tests administered at Beirut Airport, and 543 antigen tests.

As of the time of writing, there are 925 COVID-19 patients in Lebanon who are in critical condition and occupying intensive care unit beds.

In total, 2,303 patients are undergoing treatment in hospital beds in the country, and 275 are on mechanical ventilation.

As of Monday, the total number of people who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Lebanon stands at 76,186.

On Sunday, the Health Ministry confirmed 3,158 COVID-19 cases and 42 fatalities.

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