Libya’s Tripoli-based Foreign Ministry announced plans on Sunday to repatriate citizens stranded abroad during the Coronavirus pandemic.
The National Center for Disease Control in Libya has announced recording nine new Coronavirus cases, bringing the total to 35 COVID-19 patients.
The Libyan National Center for Disease Control announced on Saturday registering a new Coronavirus case after running 17 tests in the Reference Laboratory in Tripoli.
The Tripoli-headquartered National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced yesterday that Benghazi reported three new cases of Coronavirus cases, bringing the country’s total to 24. It also announced on Wednesday that a total of eight patients had recovered.
Coronavirus cases in Libya: Two new cases including the first in Benghazi and a second case of recovery
The Tripoli-headquartered National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced late last night two new Coronavirus cases in Libya, including the first in Benghazi.
The spread of the novel coronavirus will have a devastating effect on the Middle East’s communities of refugees and migrants. The pandemic may also bring into focus the legitimacy and governance deficit of increasingly troubled Middle Eastern regimes.
Renewed fighting in Libya, where both sides rely on drone support from foreign backers, has fueled a battle for air supremacy that augurs further escalation despite the coronavirus outbreak in the country. It also raises the prospect of Turkey sending more military aid to its allies.
Mahmoud Jibril, the former leader of the opposition Libyan government during the civil war that toppled Muammar Gaddafi after 4o years of rule, has died in Cairo after being hospitalised with the coronavirus.
Libya announced a new case of Coronavirus (Covid-19) today, bringing the total cases in the country to 18.
The United Nations warned Friday that health services in conflict-plagued Libya were already fragile as the North African country recorded its first death from the novel coronavirus.