Libya’s UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) on Monday suspended all flights at the Misrata Airport as a preventive measure against the coronavirus outbreak.
Flights have been suspended for three weeks, Sulaiman al-Juhaimi, Misrata Airport’s media officer told Anadolu Agency.
Although no coronavirus cases have been recorded in Libya, premier Fayez al-Sarraj also ordered the closure of border crossings.
Last week, the North African state banned the entry of foreigners into the country.
Meanwhile, sports events have been cancelled, with wedding halls, educational institutions and smoking cafes to remain closed for the next two weeks at least.