300 Middle East Airlines (MEA) employees were therefore vaccinated, benefiting from the Russian Sputnik vaccine, in the presence of outgoing ministers of health, Hamad Hassan, transport Michel Najar and MEA president Mohammed Hout.
In total, the 5,000 employees of the national company should thus benefit from this vaccination program.
More than 50,000 doses of the Russian Sputnik vaccine reached Lebanon last week. This order was made by the private sector after the Ministry of Health granted a marketing licence.
What are the numbers of the day?
In total, 465,007 have been infected since February 21, 2020, the date of the discovery of a first case in Lebanon.
2,668 have been diagnosed positive on that day. 204 people have been re-infected with the virus in the past 24 hours.
The daily number of local contaminations is 2,637 cases. 31 cases from abroad were diagnosed.
The total number of people affected by the virus reaches the figure of 460,361 local cases and 4,646 cases from abroad.
2,176 people are currently hospitalized and 958 people are in critical condition and 269 people are placed on ventilators.
94,722 are currently active and 360,244 are cured
48 deaths have therefore been announced in the past 24 hours. The total number of people who have died is 6,184 since the onset of the disease in Lebanon on February 21, 2020.
The ratio of positive tests remains high with the figure of 17.1 %.
How many people have been vaccinated?
4,700 people were vaccinated the first time and 6,589 people received a second dose in the past 24 hours.
A total of 139,623 people received a first dose and 77,249 people received both doses.