August 21, 2020

Lebanon set for new virus lockdown, Biden vows action from ‘day one’

Beirut (AFP) – Lebanon was set for a new lockdown Friday after a spike in coronavirus infections while in the United States Joe Biden vowed to act “on day one” of his presidency to battle the pandemic that has killed 170,000 Americans.Record numbers of cases in recent weeks have piled pressure on Lebanon’s health services which are also struggling to cope with thousands injured by a deadly blast at Beirut’s port.The two week closure adds to the woes of a country that was in dire economic crisis even before the coronavirus and the massive August 4 explosion which killed 181 people and left thou…


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