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21 March: The government of Libya that rules the eastern part of the country also declared a state of emergency to prevent the virus from further spreading. Their border closure will come into effect from Thursday the 26th. All current cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus have been quarantined.
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21 March: Libya is being ruled by two separate governments at the same time, which makes ruling a country in the current coronacrisis difficult. Despite this, both governments announced measures to stop the coronavirus from further spreading.
The "official" government, as seen by the majority of other nations, declared a state of emergency in the country and closed all borders for three weeks from the 16th of March. In addition, all schools are being closes, cultural and sports activities have been canceled and restaurants are allowed to open until 4 pm. Mosques are closed for prayers.
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