Lebanon said on Thursday it had recorded 368 cases of coronavirus including 35 new cases since the day before, with six deaths in the country so far.
A request to extend the lockdown was agreed at a meeting of the supreme defence council on Thursday attended by senior officials including the president, prime minister, the health minister and the army chief.
The meeting was followed by a cabinet session.
Lebanon declared a state of medical emergency on March 15, urging people to stay at home and ordering the closure of most public and private establishments.
Beirut airport is closed.