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Libya’s Covid-19 cases jump to over 36.000

Libya reported Saturday 370 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total confirmed caseload in the country to 36.087, according to the National Center for Disease Control.

The center said that 555 patients had recovered and 8 others had died of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, bringing the country’s total recoveries to 20.889, while the total deaths had reached 578.

In order to fight the pandemic and prevent infections, the Libyan Government of National Accord authorities have taken a series of precautionary measures since the first case was reported in March, including closing the country’s borders, shutting down schools and mosques, banning public gatherings and imposing a curfew.

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