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Coronavirus cases in Libya jump to 48

The number of Coronavirus cases in Libya reached 48 Wednesday, after the National Center for Disease Control announced that 13 new cases had been registered.

Active COVID-19 patients are now 36 cases, while the number of recovered cases hit 11, and the number of deaths remained at only one case.

Earlier, the Supreme Committee to confront the novel Coronavirus announced the implementation of a total curfew and lockdown, starting next Friday, for a period of 10 days.

Municipal councils in Libya are working to contain the crisis of the spread of the virus, through newly formed committees in order to educate citizens, and urge them to commit to staying in their homes.

In addition, they are working on organizing the work of some necessary services, such as bakeries and petrol stations to facilitate the process of foods’ purchase, through preventive methods; most importantly, social distancing.

A number of activists on social media expressed their fear of an increase in cases of Coronavirus in Libya, stressing the need for full commitment Coronavirus staying at home.

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