Libya's Health Minister, Ahmed bin Omar has said that the situation in the country "is not so bad, but not very comforting," when speaking on Covid-19 developments.

At a joint press conference with the supreme anti coronavirus committee and the scientific committee, Bin Omar urged citizens to adhere to the precautionary measures, so as to slow down the spread of the virus in the country.

The Libyan authorities announced on Wednesday a total lockdown for ten days, with more restrictive measures put in place.