Libya’s NCDC: 4 Coronavirus Cases Recovered


Libya’s National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced on Saturday t‌he recovery of four coronavirus cases, adding that the latest batch of 58 suspected samples had all tested negative for the virus.

On Friday, the NCDC reported two new coronavirus cases in the country.

It added that the total number of confirmed cases in the country reached 63, with 41 active cases under medical observation.

One coronavirus-related death has been reported on Thursday, taking the death toll in the North African country to 5.

“Up to 22 cases have recovered so far in the country,” it added.

On April 3, Libya had recorded its first death from the coronavirus: an 85 years old woman.

Several Arab countries have tightened restrictions on movement and travel, with the aim of curbing the spread of the coronavirus, and some have pledged billions of dollars in economic stimulus programs to reduce the economic repercussions of the crisis.