The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said that 44% of all recorded COVID-19 cases were in Sabha.

The ICRC confirmed in a statement that there were 486 cases in the city, including 20 doctors, out of a total of 1151 active cases throughout Libya.

It added that the city of Sabha is struggling to deal with the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic, along with its economic repercussions.