BEIRUT, Lebanon registered on Tuesday 1,608 new COVID-19 cases, raising the total number of infections to 513,006, the Health Ministry reported.
Meanwhile, the death toll from the virus went up by 36 to 6,995.
Head of the Parliamentary Health Committee Assem Araji said Tuesday that he feels optimistic about the drop in the daily number of infections and deaths in Lebanon.
He added that Lebanon is expected to speed up the vaccination process in June as it will receive 900,000 additional doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines.
Source: Big News Network