The National Center for Disease Control in Libya (NCDC) reported on Thursday that 16 people tested positive for COVID-19, marking 7 percent of the infection rate. 76 people recovered in the same reporting period.
The total recorded COVID-19 cases in Libya have reached more than 500,000 since the start of the pandemic, while over 490,000 of which have recovered, according to the NCDC.
The virus has claimed the lives of 6,436 people in total. Over two million people received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while over one million were fully vaccinated with two doses.