Friday, February 21, 2020

Lebanon announces Its first case of coronavirus

The first case of coronavirus in Lebanon has been confirmed. It was confirmed today, the health minister said, adding that two other suspected cases were being investigated.

“We confirmed the first case today,” Hassan Hamad said at a press conference in Beirut.

The virus was found in a 45-year-old Lebanese woman who had travelled from Qom in Iran, he said, adding that she was in good health.