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Lebanon suspends coronavirus tests after explosions in the port of Beirut

August 5, 2020

The Lebanese government suspended tests for coronavirus in the country due to explosions in the capital, Beirut, on Tuesday, which killed at least 135 dead and more than 5,000 injured, authorities have confirmed.

“We are currently unable to mobilize field teams to conduct tests. We need to analyze our losses,” said the head of the Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance of the Ministry of Health, Nada Ghosn.

“We do not know what is happening. I have no answers,” said the head of the Lebanese newspaper The Daily Star, who is responsible for monitoring and monitoring cases in Lebanon.

Lebanon suspends coronavirus tests after explosions in the port of BeirutLebanon suspends coronavirus tests after explosions in the port of Beirut

The Lebanese Ministry of Health said in a new balance sheet during the day that there have been 355 new cases of coronavirus and three deaths in the past 48 hours, despite no tests being carried out during the day.

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