TRIPOLI– The National Centre for Disease Control of Libya, yesterday reported 796 new COVID-19 cases, as the total confirmed cases in the country exceeded 27,000. The centre said in a statement that, it received a total of 3,318 suspected samples, of which 796 were tested positive, adding that, 472 patientsRead More →

The continuing COVID-19 pandemic continues to top a long list of global concerns, the UN chief told journalists on Wednesday, noting that “the grimmest of milestones” is upon us.   “The outbreak remains out of control”, Secretary-General António Guterres declared in his press conference ahead of the UN General Assembly (UNGA)Read More →

TRIPOLI– A group of Libyan healthcare professionals from across the country met in Tripoli, Benghazi and Sebha to participate via a video teleconference in the first of a series of UN-supported technical exchanges to combat COVID-19. The aim of the initiative by Libyan healthcare professionals, which is supported by theRead More →

The World Health Organization is raising the prospect that the deadly Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Equateur province could spread across borders. The latest figures put the number of cases in the province at 113, including 48 deaths. The disease has spread into 12 of theRead More →