Lebanon reported successful numbers in handling the pandemic during its beginning, having reported between 0 and 100 daily cases from March to July 2020. Unfortunately, after the Beirut port explosions on 4th August 2020, the number of cases began to surge immensely, with reports of well over 1000 cases on most days since mid-September. Despite the challenges the pandemic brings, LVB's mission has not deterred - it shall remain of service to the Lebanese people.
The adjacent graph shows the cumulative confirmed COVID-19 cases in Lebanon. It is constantly updated by the Our World in Data Organization, which primarily derives data from the COVID-19 Data Repository by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. To discover more, go to the Our World in Data Website.
Lebanon had specific challenges preparing for the emerging pandemic; in addition to economic and political unrest, the country is densely populated with over 6.8 million residents. Furthermore, the healthcare sector is highly fragmented leaving the public health systems underresourced. Several initiatives have been launched to combat the impact of the pandemic. This page will serve as a quick-access to any and all resources provided by various organizations. Due credit shall be detailed upon clicking on an initiative.