The Lebanese ministry of public health issued on Tuesday its daily report in which it announced 1240 new coronavirus cases, 1167 of them for locals and 73 among the arrivals, raising total to 564364.
The report added that 24985 PCR tests were conducted during the past 24 hours, adding that the number of cases of recovery from the coronavirus rose to 537653.
According to the report, five new coronavirus-related death cases were registered, which raised toll to 7917.
Meanwhile, the two ministers of public health, Hamad Hasan, and industry, Imad Hoballah, arrived in Moscow in order to conclude an agreement that certifies the production of Sputnik V vaccine by Lebanon’s Arwan drug-manufacturing facility.
Lebanon has continued the anti-coronavirus vaccination campaign across all the provinces as the batches of vaccines are scheduled to arrive in Beirut gradually.
Source: Al-Manar English Website