Libya registers new Coronavirus case, bringing total to 69 COVID-19 infections
The Libyan National Center for Disease Control registered on Wednesday a new COVID-19 case, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 69.
The National Center said in a statement that 241 samples from Tripoli, Benghazi and Misurata were tested at the three cities’ laboratories, out of whom only one case was positive for Coronavirus.
A total of 35 recoveries and three deaths have been reported so far in Libya, according to the center.
Libyan authorities have taken a series of precautionary measures against the pandemic, including imposing a curfew, closing schools and mosques, banning public gatherings and closing all borders, except for emergency, humanitarian and repatriation purposes.
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