The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has warned that the number of Covid-19 infections in Libya is on the rise.

In a statement Friday, UNICEF's office in Libya indicated that the positive coronavirus cases in the country exceeded 200,000, among them 3,200 fatalities.

The organization urged citizens to protect themselves, their families, and society by obtaining vaccination. It also called on all to adhere to safety precautions by wearing a mask, maintaining physical distance, and washing hands constantly.