February 28, 2020 / 8:35 PM / in a month

Lebanon says schools to be closed from Feb. 29-March 8 amid coronavirus -education ministry statement

BEIRUT, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Lebanon announced on Friday it was closing the country’s schools effective Feb. 29 until March 8 as a precautionary measure against the spread of coronavirus, an education ministry statement said.

Lebanon on Friday confirmed the country’s fourth case of the virus and has restricted flights from countries affected by the outbreak. (Reporting by Eric Knecht Editing by Chris Reese)

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