COVID-19: Death toll spikes in Beja

11 COVID-19 fatalities were reported in Beja governorate in the past three days, taking the death toll to 260. 390 infections were also recorded, including 261 in Beja City and surroundings. This period has been the most dangerous since the outbreak of the pandemic, Local Health Director Ilyes Ammar stated to TAP. The local hospitals in Beja and Amdoun have […]

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COVID-19: Number of deaths and infections surges in Kef

Seven COVID-19 fatalities were reported in Kef governorate, taking the death count in the region to 343. 133 infections were further recorded from 322 tests conducted on June 17-18, pushing the infection caseload to 10,037. 9,510 recoveries have so far been logged. 58 patients are hospitalised, including 13 in intensive care units. Source: TAP News Agency

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COVID-19: Baccalaureate applicant tests positive in Medenine, epidemiological situation stable

A baccalaureate applicant from Zarzis delegation has tested positive to COVID-19 and will be taken to the mandatory quarantine centre in Mahdia to continue his tests, Preventive Health Director in Medenine Zayd Al Anz said, specifying that this is the first infection among baccalaureate applicants. The infection caseload in the region currently stands at 16,150 and the death toll at […]

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COVID-19: Gabes reports 1 death and 17 more infections

The governorate of Gabes reported 1 COVID19-related death in the past 24h, taking the death toll to 458. 17 further infections had been recorded from 91 conducted tests, bringing the caseload to 14,157, including 13,994 recoveries, preventive health director in Gabes Yahya Hamdi said. The region currently counts 162 virus carriers, he specified. Source: TAP News Agency

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General health lockdown decreed in Zaghouan starting Sunday midnight

A general health lockdown has been imposed in Zaghouan governorate starting Sunday at midnight, Zaghouan Governor Salah Mtiraoui announced Sunday. A 5pm-to-5am curfew has also been decreed, he said, adding that the local committee to combat coronavirus will take the necessary measures according to the development of the epidemiological situation in the governorate. Schools and the relevant administrations and structures […]

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Fresh measures announced in Nabeul to stem COVID-19 spread

A set of fresh measures to stem the spread of COVID-19 will be implemented starting Monday and for a week, to be renewed according to the development of the pandemic situation in the region, Nabeul Governor Mohamed Ridha Mlika said Sunday. Weekly markets will be closed, ceremonies in closed halls will be banned and the hosting capacity of open spaces […]

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