Center for Disease Control: 538 new coronavirus infections, 324 recoveries

Alwasat - Cairo Sun 27 Sep 2020, 12:41 PM
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Libya's National Center for Disease Control announced 538 new coronavirus infections for Saturday, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country so far to 31,828.

The center said in a statement that it received a total of 1,900 suspected samples, of which 538 were tested positive, adding that 324 patients have recovered and eight died in the past 24 hours.

Of the total 31,828 cases in the country, there have been 17,832 have recoveries and 499 deaths, the center confirmed.

Since the first case was announced in March, Libyan authorities have taken a series of precautionary measures against the pandemic, which include closing the country's borders, shutting down schools and mosques, banning public gatherings and imposing a curfew.

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