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Lebanese authorities indicate that 52 people died from complications induced by the COVID19 coronavirus this Thursday, April 1. 3,562 cases have also been diagnosed, while the Lebanese population is called upon to confine itself for 3 days from this Saturday on the occasion of the Easter holidays or even the Eid el Firt, in order to prevent a new wave may occur in the coming weeks.

Among the exemptions this time put in place, being able to go to religious celebrations, provided that places of worship are only 30% of their maximum capacity.

In addition, the Lebanese authorities have started today the process of vaccination of people aged 55 to 64 years as well as officials working in ministries, public institutions and local municipalities. They should therefore benefit from AstraZeneca vaccines.

What are the numbers of the day?

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In total, 471,962 have been infected since February 21, 2020, the date of the discovery of a first case in Lebanon.

3,562 have been diagnosed positive to date. 296 people have been re-infected with the virus in the past 24 hours.

The daily number of local contaminations is 3,517 cases. 45 cases from abroad were diagnosed.
The total number of people affected by the virus reaches the figure of 467,250 local cases and 4,712 cases from abroad.

2,123 people are currently hospitalized and 952 people are in critical condition and 265 people are placed on ventilators.

91,479 are currently active and 370,687 are cured

52 deaths have therefore been announced in the past 24 hours. The total number of people who have died is 6,286 since the onset of the disease in Lebanon on February 21, 2020.
The ratio of positive tests remains high but decreases with the figure of 16.8 %.

How many people have been vaccinated?

3,466 people were vaccinated the first time and 6,787 people received a second dose in the past 24 hours.
A total of 153,238 people received a first dose and 84,511 people received both doses.

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