Beirut was a ghost town on Sunday during lockdown following a massive surge of infections, where Lebanon broke its daily COVID-19 record four days in a row.
On Sunday, cars are banned from driving, and with the gravity of the health situation, authorities are tightening measures against people who violate lockdown rules.
The streets of the capital were empty and the sight was reminiscent of when countries across the globe shut down at the beginning of the outbreak.
On Monday, caretaker PM Hassan Diab declared that, unless the situation can be rectified with a complete, strict, and firm lockdown, Lebanon will have it worse than Italy.
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