90 UN peacekeeping soldiers in Lebanon infected with COVID-19: TV channel

Source: Xinhua| 2020-09-13 20:48:20|Editor: huaxia

BEIRUT, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Up to 90 UN peacekeeping soldiers in Lebanon were confirmed to have been infected with COVID-19, LBCI TV channel reported Sunday.

LBCI said 88 of the infected soldiers belong to one battalion.

All the soldiers were placed in quarantine with required measures taken to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

The UN Interim Force in Lebanon has been operating in southern Lebanon since 2006 by supporting land and maritime Lebanese forces in improving their capabilities and preserving peace in the area. Enditem