Since 21 February to 28 March 2020, the total number of positive COVID-19 cases recorded at Rafik Hariri University Hospital, the laboratories of the university hospitals accredited by the Ministry and the listed private laboratories has reached 412; (An additional 21 cases have been confirmed since yesterday).
One new death was registered at Rafik Hariri University Hospital, bringing the number of deaths resulting from COVID-19 to eight. The deceased patient suffered from chronic illness.
The Ministry of Public Health urges all the citizens to comply with the preventive measures, in particular adherence to home quarantine that has become an individual and social responsibility that every citizen should assume. Any person failing to fully comply with these measures will be exposed to legal prosecution.