Hussam Shbaro via OT | @WHOLebanon (Twitter) Home Latest News Lebanon News Share on Facebook WhatsApp Donate Tweet Copy Link In helpful and timely donations, the Lebanese Red Cross (LRC) will receive over 1,000 oxygen concentrators. One of the donations was made by the Association of Banks in Lebanon (ABL), according to Lebanon’s state news agency, NNA. In a statement, ABL chairman Salim Sfeir informed Lebanese Red Cross Secretary-General George Kettaneh that it had donated the funds to supply the devices. In addition, the World Health Organization (WHO) just delivered the first batch of oxygen concentrators to the LRC with the support of the European Union (EU). The first batch consisted of 50 units of devices that will help meet the high demand for medical supplies as coronavirus cases continue to rise in Lebanon. To compensate for the high demand on oxygen concentrators due to the rise in #COVID19 cases in #Lebanon, WHO delivered to the Lebanese Red Cross the first batch of oxygen concentrators comprising 50 units with the support of the EU MADAD covid fund. pic.twitter.com/z1p5uKGPb4— WHO Lebanon (@WHOLebanon) January 28, 2021 Lebanon is recording daily high numbers of COVID-19 infections with 2,621 coronavirus-related deaths at the time of writing. Meanwhile, Lebanon has launched a vaccination plan as it expects to receive vaccines soon. We have a dedicated coronavirus section where you can find the latest news/updates about the pandemic in Lebanon, inform yourself with WHO-verified resources, and track the number of cases in Lebanon in real-time. Click here. Share on Facebook WhatsApp Donate Tweet Copy Link Support our independent media! Become a Patron!