NNA - In its daily report on the latest COVID-19 developments, the Rafic Hariri University Hospital indicated on Saturday that one death case has been registered while 18 critical cases are receiving medical attention at the hospital.
The report stated that 446 tests were carried out at the hospital's laboratories during the past 24 hours. It added that the number of patients infected with coronavirus who are currently receiving treatment and follow-up at the hospital is 70, while 20 suspected cases were transferred from other hospitals within the past 24 hours.
Moreover, the hospital disclosed that no new recoveries have been registered during the past 24 hours; thus maintaining the total number of recoveries to-date at 259 cases.
It added that 3 patients were released from the hospital during the past 24 hours to be home quarantined, after their attending physician confirmed their clinical recovery.
"Two cases were transferred from intensive care to the isolation unit after their condition improved," the report stated, noting that the total number of critical cases currently present inside the hospital is 18 patients.
The Hariri Hospital concluded its report by reminding citizens that the Coronavirus Call Center for emergency response and inquiry about test results operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including public holidays, and can be reached through the landline number 01-820830, or through the WhatsApp contact service 76-897961.