Lebanon registered on Friday 546 new coronavirus cases and ten related deaths, Ministry of Public Health announced.
In its daily report, the ministry said that 540 new cases were recorded among local residents while the other six new cases were imported.
It added that the new infections take the total number of coronavirus cases confirmed nationwide since February 21 to 22983.
Ten virus-related deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll nationwide to 229, the report said.
10,270 PCR tests were conducted over the past 24 hours, including 2,641 tests were conducted at Beirut International Airport.
408 coronavirus patients have been hospitalized in the last 24 hours, the ministry said, noting that 113 of them have been in the Intensive Care Units (ICU).
Meanwhile, the number of recovery cases reached 7,606, according to the report.
Source: Al-Manar English Website