The report added that 27672 PCR tests were conducted during the past 24 hours, adding that the number of cases of recovery from the coronavirus rose to 145873.
According to the report, 35 new coronavirus-related death cases were registered, which raised toll to 1740.
Caretaker health minister, Dr. Hamad Hasan, announced via Al-Manar securing 260 extra ICU beds for the coronavirus patients.
To face this sharp increase in the coronavirus cases, Lebanese approved a total lockdown that starts on January 14 and lasts for 11 days.
Source: Al-Manar English Website