10 March 2020 – Lebanon reports first COVID-19 death

Type of Intervention: Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Significant events; First cases or deaths
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Health

Overview: The information office at the ministry of public health announced the first death from Coronavirus in Lebanon. The dead patient is 56 years ago who tested positive for COVID-19 after coming from Egypt on the 21st of February, 2020.
Full details here: https://corona.ministryinfo.gov.lb/news/show/21/

Type of Justification: No justification given