With a total 10 cases and one death, fears are mounting about the ability of Libya’s weakened health services to respond to the novel coronavirus, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), said Friday.

“One year since the launch of a military offensive in Tripoli, Libya, fighting is further worsening with COVID-19 now bringing new threats,” said UNHCR spokesman Babar Baloch.

“Daily life is becoming increasingly difficult for people across conflict-torn Libya,” he said.

Speaking from Geneva at a virtual UN press briefing, Baloch said that more than 300 civilians had been killed and 150,000 others displaced from their homes since

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