Lebanon recorded 2,631 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases on Saturday, according to the Health Ministry’s report on the epidemic.
The total number of confirmed cases now stands at 298,913, of which 117,410 are active, considering that 178,472 patients have undergone full recovery and 3,031 others have passed away due to the disease.
In the past 24 hours, Lebanon recorded 61 virus-related fatalities and 3,075 full recoveries.
In the same period, 14,108 PCR tests were administered, raising the total number of tests conducted in Lebanon since the beginning of the pandemic to 2,587,752.
As of Saturday, 2,402 patients are under treatment in hospital beds across the country, 955 are in critical condition in intensive care units, and 342 are on mechanical ventilation, according to the Health Ministry’s report.
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