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Timeline and information

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.

Disclaimer: We are publishing information verified by multiple local news organizations and press releases and/or conferences by governments. We will always verify and try to double-check all restrictions. Information and rules are changing rapidly and could be already outdated by the time you read this. Check always with your own government before intending to go abroad. All information published on this page is how it would affect travelers and tourism in Libya. Please support us by contacting us when things have changed.

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Flag of Libya Libya

Capital Tripoli
Time In Capital
Population 6,6 million (2018)

Current Restriction Level: Extreme

Last validated on March 23, 2020:

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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Latest update April 05, 2020 [Source]

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We increased the level of restrictions of Libya from Unknown to Extreme [..]

March 24, 2020

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