The Lebanese ministry of Public Health reported, in its daily report, 27 new coronavirus cases, raising total to 609.
The report also recorded one new coronavirus death, bringing tally to 20.
28 critical coronavirus cases and 67 recoveries were further recorded by the report.
“These figures indicate the start of the outbreak phase of the disease, and accordingly, the Ministry emphasized the crucial need to implement of all preventive measures,” the statement underlined.
The Health Ministry, thus, reminded all citizens to strictly remain at home, stressing that “this has become a moral individual and social responsibility and the duty of each and every citizen,” adding that “any negligence in this regards will expose citizens to legal liability.”
Rafic Hariri University Hospital issued a statement in which it announced the recovery of 9 patients from the Coronavirus, after the result of their PCR examination was negative in both times, thus the number of total recoveries to-date has reached 76 cases.
Lebanon has been under a lockdown since March 15, with its airport, seaports and land borders shutting down as of March 19, in measures aimed at stemming the spread of coronavirus.
Source: Al-Manar English Website