Beirut was already struggling with a migration crisis and Covid, then the blast hit

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Six weeks on from a devastating explosion in Lebanon’s capital, coronavirus-prevention measures are low on residents’ priority lists – and cases are rising. " data-adaptive-image-768-img="" data-adaptive-image-max-img=""> After lockdown measures were eased in June, Lebanon recorded a sustained increase in Covid-19 cases. Diners returned to restaurants and swimmers to beaches. Then came the explosion that ripped through the capital, Beirut, on 4 August, killing nearly 200 people and creating billions of dollars’ worth of damage. In its wake, coronavirus prevention measures have dropped even further down people’s priority lists. Six weeks on from the devastating blast, caused by nearly 3,000 tonnes of highly explosive ammonium nitrate stored at the city seaport, there have been record daily numbers of new Covid-19 infections in Lebanon. As of 11 September, the total had reached 22,000 reported infections and 219 deaths. The numbers may sound low relative to ot

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