Lebanon reports four new cases of coronavirus, sends dozens of Iraqis home

Lebanon reports four new cases of coronavirus, sends dozens of Iraqis home
An Iraqi Airlines flight carrying 132 Iraqis took off on Saturday. (File/AFP)
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Updated 19 April 2020

Lebanon reports four new cases of coronavirus, sends dozens of Iraqis home

Lebanon reports four new cases of coronavirus, sends dozens of Iraqis home
  • The new figure comes as Lebanon continued to repatriate foreign nationals
  • The total number of infections in the country stood at 672

DUBAI: Lebanon’s Ministry of Public Health has confirmed four new cases of COVID-19, raising the total number of infections in the country to 672.
The new figure comes as Lebanon continued to repatriate foreign nationals, amid the outbreak that had initially left thousands unable to return to their home countries.
An Iraqi Airlines flight carrying 132 Iraqis took off on Saturday, as reported by the National News Agency.
The repatriation was overseen by the Iraqi embassy in Lebanon.