Lebanon records seven new COVID-19 cases

The number of testing at the Rafiq Hariri International Airport has increased to 290, with the overall testing increasing to 1643 tests.
by Annahar Staff

20 May 2020 | 16:09

Source: by Annahar

  • by Annahar Staff
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  • Last update: 20 May 2020 | 16:09

Workers wearing protective gear spray disinfectant as a precaution against at the Rafiq Hariri International Airport. (AP Photo)

BEIRUT: The Ministry of Public Health announced Wednesday that seven new coronavirus cases were recorded, raising the total number of cases to 961, of which 684 cases are active.

The cases were distributed as follows: Four local cases and three cases among expats. 

Beirut currently holds the largest number of cases with 162 confirmed cases, followed by El Meten district, which registered 158 cases. Only 30% of the cases are travel-related while 53% of cases are due to contact with confirmed cases.

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