Lebanon records 17 new COVID-19 cases bringing total to 1114

Out of the 17 cases, 12 are locals and five are from the Lebanese repatriates.
by Annahar Staff

24 May 2020 | 19:02

Source: by Annahar

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A maid from the Philippines wears a mask to help stop the spread of the new coronavirus as she walks in front of a newspaper kiosk in central Beirut commercial Hamra Street, in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, May 20, 2020. (AP Photo)

BEIRUT: 17 new coronavirus positive cases have been recorded Sunday, the Ministry of Public Health announced Sunday.

This brought the total number of registered cases in the small Mediterranean country to 1114.

Out of the 17 cases, 12 are locals and five are from the Lebanese repatriates.

Additionally, no new deaths were registered in the past 24 hours.

Seven planes were expected to land at Rafic Hariri Airport starting at 2 pm, from Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Frankfurt (Germany), Paris (France), Brussels (Belgium), Abu Dhabi, Dubai (United Arab Emirates), and London (United Kingdom).

To report a COVID-19 case, Lebanese are urged to call the 1214 hotline or (+961)-01-594459. 

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