Lebanon recorded 2,496 coronavirus (COVID-19) cases on Saturday, the Health Ministry revealed in its daily report on the epidemic.
The total number of infections confirmed since the beginning of the pandemic has now risen to 317,836, including 2,432 cases among medical workers, of which 2 were registered in the past 24 hours.
Of the total cases, 113,137 are active as of Saturday, as a total of 201,137 full recoveries and 3,562 virus-related fatalities have been recorded so far, including 6,707 recoveries and 67 deaths between Friday and Saturday.
According to the report, 2,260 cases currently occupy hospital beds across the country, 906 are critical cases and occupy intensive care unit beds, and 320 are on mechanical ventilation.
In the past 24 hours, 14,141 PCR tests were administered, including 12,260 local tests and 1,881 at the airport, raising the total number of tests conducted so far to 2,684,597.
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