Lebanon recorded 31 new coronavirus-related deaths and 2,213 cases in the last 24 hours, the Health Ministry announced on Sunday, as the country prepared to tighten restrictions for the holy month of Ramadan.
The total number of cases since the virus was first detected in the country on Feb. 21, 2020, rose to 496,846, according to figures released by the Health Ministry. The total number of fatalities now stands at 6,661.
According to the report, 31 new coronavirus-related death cases were registered, which raised toll to 6661.
The Health Ministry announced over the weekend the arrival of 46,800 vaccine jabs from Pfizer, taking the total number of shots Lebanon has received from the American manufacturer to 343,980.
On Monday, Lebanon will start new restrictions for Ramadan. Curfew hours will be between 9:30 p.m. and 5 a.m. with supermarkets, pharmacies and delivery services allowed to operate around the clock.