Lebanese media reported today, Monday, the death of the first Lebanese doctor due to infection with the Corona virus, while the Ministry of Health announced the registration of 46 new infections with the Corona virus, bringing the total number to 2902.
“Lebanon 24” website said that the deceased doctor is Louay Ismail, from the town of Zalutia in southern Lebanon, at the age of 32 years and does not suffer from any chronic diseases. He works in the Lebanese-Italian hospital in Tire.
The site pointed out that the doctor picked up the infection from a female patient who had an infection in the hospital.
In turn, the National Media Agency reported that the symptoms of Corona appeared on the doctor two weeks ago and that he had 3 regular “pcr” tests and all of them were positive, and he was quarantined 7 days, until he was transferred 4 days ago to Nabih Berri Governmental Hospital due to acute pneumonia, Treatments have been taken, but he is dead.
On Monday, the Lebanese Ministry of Health announced the registration of 46 new cases of coronavirus in the country, bringing the cumulative number of confirmed cases between residents and expatriates to 2902.
The ministry pointed out in its report that “the new cases recorded during the past 24 hours were divided between 28 among residents and 18 among expatriates,” noting that “the number of cases of recovery from the virus in Lebanon reached 1562, while the cumulative number of deaths rose to 41, And that after one new death was recorded in the past 24 hours. ”
Source: Lebanese media