The report added that 20299 PCR tests were conducted during the past 24 hours, adding that the number of cases of recovery from the coronavirus rose to 157202.
According to the report, 64 new coronavirus-related death cases were registered, which raised toll to 2084.
To face this sharp increase in the coronavirus cases, the Lebanese authorities approved a total lockdown that has started on Thursday, January 14, and lasts for 11 days.
However, WHO envoy to Lebanon, Dr. Iman Shanqiti, told Al-Manar TV that, to be fruitful, the coronavirus-related lockdown in Lebanon must remain for four weeks.
Source: Al-Manar English Website