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Lebanon's tally of COVID-19 cases surpasses 670,000

01 Dec 2021, 03:55 GMT+10

BEIRUT, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- Lebanon on Tuesday registered 1,618 new COVID-19 cases, raising the total number of infections in the country to 670,656.

Meanwhile, death toll from the virus went up by 9 cases to 8,725, the Lebanese Health Ministry reported.

The ministry noted that the PCR positivity rate in Lebanon stands at 9.8 percent.

Lebanese Health Minister Firas Abiad aims to boost the COVID-19 vaccination campaign in a bid to curb the pandemic, as Lebanon's health sector is suffering from the unprecedented financial crisis.

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