SAWT BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL

| 21 October 2021, Thursday |

Lebanon reports 543 new Covid-19 infections, 10 fatalities

The Ministry of Public Health reported 543 new COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours, along with 10 deaths.

The total number of confirmed cases stands now at 622,983 while the overall tally of fatalities is 8,306.

The number of citizens that received the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine has reached 1,676,119, and the number of citizens who received the second doze is 1,387,573.

The healthcare sector in Lebanon is struggling and facing several challenges on different levels, which is not limited to the fuel crisis, but rather securing the required medicine and medical supplies. The health sector will be affected severely by the repercussions of the crises in the coming days.