Lebanon recorded 3,144 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases on Monday, according to the Health Ministry – the lowest number since the beginning of the new lockdown last Thursday.
The country now has 255,956 total cases confirmed since the beginning of the pandemic, of which 99,386 are active.
154,611 have recovered in total, including 1,573 in the last 24 hours. On the other hand, 53 patients have passed away in the same period, raising the total number of COVID-19-related fatalities so far to 1,959.
Despite the strict lockdown that started last Thursday, the daily numbers of infection cases and fatalities have remained relatively high over the past few days.
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