Lebanon reports 33 new COVID-19 cases, 1,778 in total

Lebanon’s number of COVID-19 infections increased on Tuesday by 33 cases to 1,778 while the death toll remained unchanged at 34, the National News Agency reported.

Meanwhile, the health ministry issued a statement detailing procedures to be taken with the reopening of the airport on July 1.

According to the statement, all arrivals must register on the health ministry’s website before taking a PCR test for COVID-19 at the airport and spending several days in quarantine.

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Hassan Diab announced that Lebanon is considered among the countries that have succeeded in the fight against COVID-19.

Lebanon has been fighting against COVID-19 since Feb. 21.

On June 11, China donated a new batch of medical supplies to Lebanon to help its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, including 17,500 masks, 1,500 protective suits, 1,320 goggles and 1,000 shoes covers.