Lebanon Records 2,296 New COVID-19 Cases & 36 Deaths

Lebanon Records 2,296 New COVID-19 Cases & 36 Deaths

Lebanon recorded 2,296 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases on Tuesday, according to the Health Ministry.

In its daily report on the outbreak, the Ministry indicated that the cumulative number of people who have been infected with COVID-19 in Lebanon has risen to 482,798 since the beginning of the pandemic.

Of those, 86,110 are active cases, as 6,479 patients have passed away and 390,209 others have undergone recovery so far.

These include 36 virus-related fatalities and 3,441 full recoveries registered between Monday and Tuesday.

The cumulative number of infections also includes 2,662 healthcare workers.

According to the report, 20,974 tests were administered to detect the virus in the past 24 hours, including 16,325 local PCR tests, 3,156 PCR tests at Beirut Airport, 585 PCR tests at land border crossings, and 141 antigen tests.

This raises the total number of COVID-19 tests administered since the virus was first detected in Lebanon in February 2020 to 3,609,207.

As of Tuesday, 2,065 COVID-19 patients in Lebanon occupy hospital beds, 885 are in critical condition in intensive care unit beds, and 258 are on mechanical ventilation.

On Monday, the Health Ministry registered 1,001 COVID-19 infections and 34 deaths.

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