Suspension following Eid extended in most universities due to increased fears of Covid-19

The Ministry of Higher education issues decision to extended suspension of education in most universities pending the evaluation of the epidemiological situation

The decision to suspend education comes as a result of the sharp increase in Covid-19 cases in Libya. [Photo: NCDC]
The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research has declared a temporary extension of the study suspension at all institutions until the end of the month, with the exception of universities situated in regions and towns with stable epidemiological conditions.

The Ministry of Health stated that the study’s suspension was prolonged until the end of this month, pending an assessment of the epidemiological situation with the appropriate authorities, such as the National Center for Disease Control and the Ministry of Health,

Libya recently reported 1,710 cases in less than 24 hours, a shockingly high amount for the north African country after months of gradually decreasing case counts following the commencement of the countrywide vaccination campaign.

Libya’s Government of National Unity stated that the country’s borders with Tunisia will be temporarily closed, followed by an assessment of the epidemiological situation to decide if the crossings should be reopened shortly or prolonged.

The views expressed in Op-Ed pieces are those of the author and do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of Libyan Express.
How to submit an Op-Ed: Libyan Express accepts opinion articles on a wide range of topics. Submissions may be sent to oped@libyanexpress.com. Please include ‘Op-Ed’ in the subject line.
Azara Media Azara Media
You might also like

Submit a Correction

For: Suspension following Eid extended in most universities due to increased fears of Covid-19

Your suggestion have been successfully submitted

There was an error while trying to send your request. Please try again.

Libyan Express will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing.