BEIRUT, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- Lebanon registered on Sunday 3,010 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total number of cases to 279,597, the Health Ministry reported.
Meanwhile, the death toll from the virus went up by 50 to 2,320.
Lebanon has witnessed a remarkable increase in the daily number of infections and deaths over the past two weeks after the Lebanese authorities reduced lockdown measures during the festive season of Christmas and New Year.
Lebanon has been fighting against COVID-19 since Feb. 21, 2020.
China has offered help to Lebanon's anti-coronavirus fight, including the donation of medical equipment to Beirut's airport, and Lebanon's Health Ministry.
On April 16, 2020, China also donated 3,000 testing kits and 200 manual thermometers to Lebanon.