An employee from a disinfection company sanitizes a closed school, as a precaution against the spread of the coronavirus, in Sidon, Lebanon February 29, 2020. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho
BEIRUT - 2 March 2020: The Ministry of Public Health in Lebanon announced Monday that three new laboratory-confirmed cases infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have been registered, Lebanon's National News Agency (NNA) reported.
The three new cases had been in contact with an infected case and they were present in domestic isolation.
They raised the total number of infected cases to 13, the news agency noted.
The ministry urged all expatriates coming from countries experiencing a local spread of the virus to strictly adhere to domestic isolation measures