Libya Imposes 3-Day Curfew in Ghadames Over COVID-19


On Wednesday, the Ghadames Municipal Council announced that it has decided to completely close the city and impose a three-day curfew. This will begin on Wednesday at 12 p.m., until Saturday at 6 a.m.

This came during a meeting between the council, and the ‘Supreme Committee to Combat Coronavirus’ in the municipality. They discussed the alarming increase in the number of infected cases due to contact, as well as the non-compliance of those in contact with quarantine cases.

During this period, shops will be closed except pharmacies, medical laboratories, and stores selling drinking water. The meeting stressed that those who have social events, and weddings should follow the instructions issued with regard to holding these events.

The council pointed out that the decision will provide an opportunity for the monitoring and investigation team, to limit contact inside the city.
It called on citizens to maintain public health and cooperate in order to limit the spread of the virus.