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Lebanon registers 265 new COVID-19 cases, 16 deaths

16 May 2021, 02:05 GMT+10

BEIRUT, May 15 (Xinhua) -- Lebanon registered on Saturday 265 new COVID-19 cases, raising the total infections to 535,446, the health ministry reported.

Meanwhile, the death toll from the virus increased by 16 to 7,602.

Lebanon continues to vaccinate its population with the aim of reaching herd immunity in September 2021.

The country has been fighting against COVID-19 since Feb. 21, 2020.

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