BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:15 P.M.) – Lebanese journalist and former minister, May Chidiac, announced this week that she has been infected with the coronavirus after returning from France.
“After my return from the French capital, Paris, last week, I had some symptoms similar to the symptoms of infection with the coronavirus, so I immediately moved into the home for quarantine,” she said in a statement.
“Last Saturday, I conducted medical examinations at Hotel Dieu Hospital to confirm the cause of the symptoms. The results appeared on Monday and were positive, so I was confirmed to have a corona. Then I went to the hospital immediately for treatment,” she continued.
“My condition is not critical,” Chidiac said in her statement. “Soon, we will join them on the list of people who have recovered from the Coronavirus.”
Lebanon has a total of 267 people infected with the coronavirus, with 19 new cases announced on Tuesday.