Lebanon's Full Hospitals Turn Away Coronavirus Patients Amid Record Daily Cases

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A medic wearing full protective gear checks a woman who might have contracted coronavirus inside an emergency room at the Rafik Hariri Hospital on Nov. 17. Beirut hospitals are reaching maximum capacity amid an influx of coronavirus patients.

A coronavirus surge is overwhelming hospitals, leading doctors to tell families to care for sick loved ones at home instead. Health workers fear New Year's parties could have led to further spikes.

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