Daily Archives: May 17, 2020

(*) MAJZOUB: I SUGGEST CANCELING THE HIGH SCHOOL EXAMS

Higher Education Minister, Tarek Al-Majzoub, announced, in a statement from the Governmental Serail on Sunday, that he has proposed “canceling the 2020 round of high school exams in all branches, based on specific regulations and completing the school year.”
“All students are …

ABDEL SAMAD OFFERS CONDOLENCES OVER SANDRO PETRONE’S PASSING AWAY: HE WAS A FRIEND OF LEBANON AND A PROFESSIONAL JOURNALIST

Minister of Information, Dr. Manal Abdel Samad Najd, sent a cable of condolences to the family of the late journalist Sandro Petrone and the Italian press, saying: “We have received, with deep sadness, the news of the death of the veteran Italian …

In its daily report on the latest developments of the novel Coronavirus, the Rafic Hariri University Hospital announced on Sunday, that out of 219 laboratory tests conducted today, ten new Covid-19 cases have been detected, including nine repeated tests, while the remaining tests came out negative. “The hospital received a survey of examinations carried out by the Ministry of Health of 150 foreign workers who were in close contact, whereby 17 tested positive,” the report added. It also indicated that the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases infected with the virus that are currently present in the Hospital’s isolation area has reached 27 cases, noting that it has admitted 27 cases suspected to be infected with the virus who were transferred from other hospitals. Meanwhile, the hospital report stated that four infected cases have recovered today after their PCR examination tests turned out negative in both times, thus bringing the total number of full recoveries to 177 cases. “All those infected with the virus are receiving the necessary care in the isolation unit, and their condition is stable,” the hospital report added. It also indicated that more information on the number of infected cases on all Lebanese territories can be found in the daily report issued by the Ministry of Public Health. In conclusion, the Hospital reminded that “the Corona Virus Contact Center for emergency response and knowledge of test results, operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week including public holidays, and can be reached through the number 01-820830 or through the WhatsApp contact service 76-979610.” Source: National News Agency

UNIFIL Spokesperson Andrea Tenenti announced, in a statement to the National News Agency on Sunday, that the international peacekeeping forces have opened an investigation into the shooting of a shepherd in the vicinity of Kfarshuba, and headed to the area to determine …

HARIRI HOSPITAL: 10 NEW POSITIVE CASES INCLUDING 9 REPEATED TESTS, 17 CASES OUT 150 EXAMINATIONS OF FOREIGN WORKERS

In its daily report on the latest developments of the novel Coronavirus, the Rafic Hariri University Hospital announced on Sunday, that out of 219 laboratory tests conducted today, ten new Covid-19 cases have been detected, including nine repeated tests, while the remaining …