Libya announces 5 more new cases of Coronavirus, taking country’s total to eightBy Sami Zaptia. London, 29 March 2020:Libya’s National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced today the confirmation of five new cases of Coronavirus (Covid-19). This brings the country’s total confirmed cases to eight. Meanwhile, Libya’s Tripoli based and internationally recognized government extended the existing curfew to start from 2 pm to 7 am the next day. The announcement of further new Coronavirus cases in Libya and extended curfew comes as fighting continued between forces defending Tripoli and parts of the western region that are still under the control of the internationally recognized Libyan government in Tripoli, and the Khalifa Hafter Libyan National Army (LNA).
Source: Libya Today March 29, 2020 18:26 UTC