COVID-10: Tunisia logs 3 deaths, 88 infections on October 28

Three more COVID-19 deaths and 88 infections were logged on October 28 from 3,574 tests (2.46% positivity rate), the Health Ministry said. As such the caseload rose to 712,318 and the death toll to 25,231. The number of recoveries rose by 78, hitting 685,712. 15 more hospitalisations in public and private healthcare facilities brought the total to 377, including 91 […]

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Vaccine pass service launched on Evax.tn platform

The Ministry of Technologies and Communication announced on Friday the launch of the vaccine pass service on the national Evax.tn platform, pursuant to the presidential decree No.1 of 2021 and the recommendations of the Scientific Committee to Combat Coronavirus. During a press conference, the Ministries of Technologies and Communication and of Health commended the joint action carried out by their […]

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COVID-19: 38,056 jabs administered on October 29

  38,056 people honoured their jab appointments on October 29, the Health Ministry said. 4,495,433 people have been fully vaccinated so far. A total of 9,179,48 COVID-19 vaccine shots have been administered till October 29, The number of people registered on Evax.tn hit 6,696,556 on October 30.     Source: TAP News Agency

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COVID-19: Health, Education Ministries to organise mobile jab drives for students aged 15 and over

  The Ministries of Health and of Education will organise on November 8-20 mobile jab drives in secondary schools in a bid to inoculate students aged 15 and over who have not received the vaccine first shot, according to a joint press release issued on Friday evening. Both ministries called on these students to register in their respective schools and […]

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Domestic violence against women up (Observatory)

The phenomenon of domestic violence suffered by women accounts for nearly 75 % of the forms of violence against women reported on the green line 1899 during the period from January 1 to September 30, 2021, head of observation, studies and communication at the National Observatory for the Prevention of Violence Against Women Sonia Zekri indicated to TAP on Saturday. […]

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Few dozen people protest against mandatory vaccination, vaccine pass

  A few dozen people staged a sit-in Saturday in Tunis in protest against mandatory COVID-19 vaccination and a vaccine pass to access closed spaces and travel. Protesters chanted slogans against COVID-19 vaccines and questioned their efficiency. They also expressed concern about side effects. Health Ministry figures show 4,495,433 people were fully vaccinated until October 29. The Ministry of Communication […]

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First fully assembled King Long bus in Tunisia, launched

The first King Long bus fully assembled in Tunisia, was launched on October 29 by the Mediterranean Industry Cars (Medicars), an industrial branch of the Zouari Group in Sousse. This project is part of a partnership with the Chinese giant King Long, the leading bus manufacturer of all categories, sold both in China and worldwide. Seating 53 including the driver, […]

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Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Northwest participates in Libya International Forum for small and medium projects

  – The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Northwest (CCINO), on Saturday, announced its participation in Libya International Forum for small and medium projects, scheduled for November 1 to 4, 2021 in Tripoli. A delegation of business representatives from the governorates of Kef, Jendouba, Siliana and Beja, will take part in this forum, to learn about the experience […]

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Approved agricultural investment valued at 322.8 MD in late September 2021 (APIA)

  The agricultural investments approved until the end of September 2021 amounted to 2,314 investment operations worth 322.8 million dinars (MD), against 1994 operations valued at 249.5 MD, during the same period of 2020, according to the latest statistics published by the Agency for the Promotion of Agricultural Investments (APIA). The approved agricultural investments have therefore risen by 16% in […]

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Four detention warrants issued in IT equipment tender case

– Four detention warrants were issued on Saturday in the case of the IT equipment tender for the Ministry of Agriculture, said the information office of the Tunis Court of First Instance. The investigating judge in charge of the case issued four detention warrants against a former Minister of Agriculture, the official in charge of governance at the ministry, the […]

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