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WHO ranks Libya among high-risk countries

The World Health Organization (WHO) has placed Libya among high-risk countries for Coronavirus outbreak in the region.

WHO said on Monday that Libya should take the precautionary measures against COVID-19 pandemic.

On Sunday, 5 new Coronavirus cases were registered in Libya, bringing the total number to 8 COVID-19 patients across the country, according to the National Center for Disease Control.

The center said Sunday the Reference Laboratory in Tripoli had received 12 samples for people who were in contact with the woman who contracted COVID-19 in Misrata, adding that five of them tested positive and seven tested negative.

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