On Friday, February 21st, Lebanese Minister of Health Hamad Hasan confirmed in a press conference the first Coronavirus case in Lebanon with a Lebanese woman who had arrived a day earlier aboard a controversial Iranian plane.
As a result, the 45-year-old patient diagnosed with the Wuhan Coronavirus has been placed since then in quarantine at Rafik Hariri Hospital in Beirut.
On Monday, Rafic Hariri University Hospital issued a statement with the latest updates on Coronavirus in Lebanon, highlighting as well the fact that the sole Cornavirus patient is in a stable condition.
The hospital also revealed that during the past 24 hours (at the time of writing), it has received 34 cases in the emergency unit, which has been designated to test cases suspected of being infected with Coronavirus.
All the mentioned patients were subjected to the necessary medical tests, and 5 cases had been quarantined so far; 4 of them tested negative while only one coronavirus case remains in the isolation unit.
The Director-General of WHO stated that the world must do more to contain the spread. So far, the number of victims has exceeded 2600 worldwide.
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