Two aircrafts landed at Matiga International Airport in Tripoli on Wednesday, carrying a cargo of medical supplies in the framework of the country's COVID-19 preparedness and response plans.

The Ministry of Health clarified on Facebook that the shipment arrived from Turkey on board two aircraft, one belonging to the Flying Ambulance Service, and the other by the Libyan Airlines.

The supplies include DNA testing strips and other tools for taking nasal swab samples, according to the Health Ministry.