Filter for Libya Government Actions to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

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2020-07-19 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
The Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) extended a ban on civil aviation for a further 15 days as of Sunday, July 19. **The ban excludes official visits, medevac and cargo flights, return flights for Libyans abroad, and departure flights for both Libyans and foreigners.
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2020-07-19 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
The Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) extended a ban on civil aviation for a further 15 days as of Sunday, July 19. **The ban excludes official visits, medevac and cargo flights, return flights for Libyans abroad, and departure flights for both Libyans and foreigners.
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2020-07-18 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
GNA extends week-day nationwide curfew from july 18 through August 2. The curfew is in place between 21:00 and 06:00 (local time) due to the ongoing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic; however, the curfew does not apply on the weekends. The curfew may be extended at any time.
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2020-07-10 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
A full 48-hour ban on non-essential movement will also be enforced over the weekend of July 10 and 11, the fourth consecutive weekend of such restrictions.
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2020-07-07 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
The Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) has extended lockdown measures in place in areas under its control for ten days, from Tuesday, July 7, until Friday, July 17.
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2020-07-07 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
The Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) has extended the curfew from The curfew in the western and southern GNA-controlled areas remains in place between 20:00 and 06:00 (local time) in place in areas under its control for ten days, from Tuesday, July 7, until Friday, July 17.
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2020-06-13 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Healthcare worker training courses on COVID-19 conducted
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2020-06-07 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
Extension until 17th June: Curfew
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2020-05-31 In Public health measures: General recommendations
NCDC orders the citizens of Sabha to isolate themselves in their city
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2020-05-23 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Call to observe lockdown also during Eid Al-Fitr
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2020-05-22 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Launch of the app "Aspetar COVID-19" to allowed some questionnaire based assessment of your risk and allow direct communcation with your doctor
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2020-05-20 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Additional laboratory accredited to detect the novel coronavirus
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2020-05-18 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
Extension until 28th May: Curfew
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2020-05-18 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Launch of app that facilitates communication of MoH and provides "real time" updates of cases per region
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2020-05-17 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Community surveys are launched within the municipality
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2020-05-17 In Public health measures: Testing policy
Comprehensive corona tests implemented to assess next measures in area
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2020-05-13 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Additional laboratory openend to increase testing capacities
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2020-05-06 Out Lockdown: Full lockdown
Total lockdown, implemented by parallel government led by Khalifa Belqasim Haftar reliefed total lockdown (transfer into curfew)
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2020-05-06 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
In eastern Libya, the parallel government led by Khalifa Belqasim Haftar reduced its total lockdown to a daily curfew from 19.00 to 07.00. In-city movement is prohibited.
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2020-05-06 In Lockdown: Full lockdown
In eastern Libya, the parallel government led by Khalifa Belqasim Haftar has implemented a total lockdown
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2020-05-04 Out Lockdown: Full lockdown
Full lock-down lifted
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2020-05-04 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
In connection with the full lockdown phase-out a curfew from 14.00 to 07.00 is put in place
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2020-05-04 In Public health measures: General recommendations
The National Center for Disease Control provides advice to parents of special-needs children
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2020-04-30 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Television program "with the doctor" launched, including topics on COVID-19 awareness raising
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2020-04-28 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Road signs installed about basic protection measures
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2020-04-28 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Cars may also be used again during curfew hours, which were forbidden earlier
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2020-04-28 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
Extension until 7th May: curfews (though at reduced hours between 9 am and 2 pm)
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2020-04-24 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Restaurants and Cafes closed
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2020-04-22 In Movement restrictions: Border checks 
Border checks for export trucks at Libya Tunisia border established to ensure flow of goods
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2020-04-21 Out Movement restrictions: Curfews
Certain exemption of curfews for fuel distribution network
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2020-04-19 In Public health measures: General recommendations
Call from head of the National Centre for Disease Control to municipalities to cooperate
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2020-04-17 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Vegetable and meat markets will be closed (bakeries and some shops will remain open to meet people’s needs)
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2020-04-17 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
Requirement to wear face masks during curfew, until 27th April
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2020-04-17 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
Only pedestrians will be allowed to go out between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. local time, until 27th April
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2020-04-15 In Public health measures: General recommendations
To follow the guidelines given by the ministry and take the situation seriously
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2020-04-13 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
The National Center for Disease Control continues to qualify rapid response teams to track suspected cases and cases in contact with confirmed cases of the emerging coronavirus.
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2020-04-08 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Health Ministry to provide financial reward for staff treating Covid-19 patients
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2020-04-07 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
Extension: Presidential Council (PC) extends the ban on civil aviation for another two weeks
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2020-04-06 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Government exempts state-owned commercial real estate from usufruct fees
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2020-03-30 In Social distancing: Changes in prison-related policies
Release of more than 450 prisoners to avoid spread in facilities
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2020-03-30 In Public health measures: General recommendations
National monitoring and response network urges people "stay at home"
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2020-03-30 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Distribution of 50 vehicles with sterilisation equipment
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2020-03-29 In Lockdown: Full lockdown
Only health personell and officials are allowed to leave their home for a week
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2020-03-28 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Preparation of further isolation sites
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2020-03-26 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Ministry of Health calls on all medical professionals to step-up and support the Covid-19 response
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2020-03-25 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Special training of 20 doctors implemented in Covid-19 response
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2020-03-24 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Import of 150 additional ventilators
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2020-03-21 In Public health measures: Amendments to funeral and burial regulations
Ban of funeral ceremonies.
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2020-03-21 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
6pm to 6am curfew set by government; adapted on 30.03.2020 to 14.00 to 07.00 and work hours limited from 9.00-12.00
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2020-03-21 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
The Presidential Council also prohibited travel among cities, except for health reasons and for government and public services of urgent matter.
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2020-03-21 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
It also ordered the closure of restaurants, cafes and party halls
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2020-03-21 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Ban of wedding ceremonies.
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2020-03-18 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
Curfew set from 6pm to 6am, extended on 23rd March for 10 days
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2020-03-16 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
Closing of all air and land ports of entry for two weeks
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2020-03-16 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
ban of public and social gatherings including weddings
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2020-03-16 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Sisha bars and some other cafes that follow health regulations may stay open until 4pm
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2020-03-16 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Closure of restaurants
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2020-03-16 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
government employees advised to take annual leave
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2020-03-16 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
The Government of National Accord allocated half a billion dinars to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Libya.
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2020-03-16 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
closure of all border crossings
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2020-03-16 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
flights from and to Misrata airport suspended for three weeks
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2020-03-15 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
state of emergency declared and establishment of emergency committees in municipalities
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2020-03-13 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
closure of educational institutions for 2 weeks
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2020-02-24 In Public health measures: General recommendations
Libyan consulat in Milan urges citizens to be vigilant and careful if they are in the regions of Northern Italy
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