NCDC: No New COVID-19 Cases In Libya

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On Monday, Libya’s National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced that no new COVID-19 cases had been detected in the country.

In a statement, the NCDC added that the latest batch of 178 suspected cases had all tested negative for the virus.

The total number of Coronavirus cases in Libya remains at 65, with 33 active cases under medical observation, 35 successful recoveries and 3 deaths.

On Sunday, the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) renewed its curfew for a further 10 days in an attempt to curb the spread of the virus.

The head of the NCDC, Dr. Badr Al-Din Al-Najjar, announced that the Centre will be conducting a community-based epidemiological survey to estimate the prevalence of COVID-19 in the country.

Several Arab countries have tightened restrictions on movement and travel with the aim of curbing the spread of the virus. Trillions of dollars have been pledged in economic stimulus packages around the world to reduce the economic repercussions of the crisis.