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Lebanon registers 1,147 new COVID-19 cases, 562,527 in total

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BEIRUT, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- Lebanon registered on Sunday 1,147 new COVID-19 cases, raising the total number to 562,527, the National News Agency reported.

Meanwhile, the death toll from the virus went up by three to 7,909.

Lebanon has recently witnessed a sharp increase in the daily number of COVID-19 cases given non-compliance with proper precautionary measures by citizens and expatriates arriving in the country. Enditem