| 21 May 2024, Tuesday |

Abyad reveals, real figures of “Delta” infections are much greater than announced ones

Director of Hariri University Hospital, Dr. Firas Abyad, said via a radio interview that Delta” mutant is now in Lebanon, and work must be done in an attempt to limit its spread, and it is the responsibility of both individuals and institutions. He added: The real figures of “Delta” infections are much greater than the announced ones, this mutant is more widespread and infectious, people should not be lenient, and more should be vaccinated

On the other hand, he pointed out that “hospitalization sector should not be neglected regarding electricity and medical supplies, this sector is not capable of withstanding and it needs support.”

Regarding the official exams, Abyad expressed his understanding especially for the baccalaureate classes, but said: “we raise our voice and warn that any gatherings may lead to further spread of infection.”