COVID-19: Tunisia logs 381 infections, 11 deaths on September 25

Tunisia logged 381 COVID-19 infections from 5,754 tests (6.62% positivity rate) on September 25, the Health Ministry said, bringing the caseload to 705,295. Eleven fatalities were initially reported, taking the death count to 24,788. The number of recoveries also rose by 284. Fifteen new hospitalisations on the same date in public and private facilities pushed the total to 1,627, including […]

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COVID-19 : 556,067 jabs administered on 6th national intensive vaccination day

The 6th national intensive COVID-19 vaccination day saw 556,067 jabs  administered, said the Health Ministry’s jab drive monitoring unit.   Tunis reported the highest number of vaccinations (51,141), followed by Sfax (50,994) and Nabeul (48,975). Sousse delivered  38,266 jabs in comparison with 11,578 in Siliana, 9,832 in El Kef,  7,916 in Kébili and 7,738 in Zaghouan.   Vaccination hit its lowest rates […]

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COVID-19: third booster shot to be administered shortly to over-50s

The Health Ministry will start shortly administering a 3rd COVID-19 vaccine booster dose for people aged 50 and over who suffer from chronic diseases, said Head of the vaccination campaign steering committee Hachemi Louzir. The over-50s who registered on Evax.tn platform and received two shots will receive text message invites to get a 3rd booster shot, he further told TAP. […]

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COVID-19: Medenine reports 3 more deaths and 23 infections

Three more COVID-19 deaths were logged during the past 24 hours in Medenine, taking the death count in the region to 1,133. 23 infections were also reported from 678 tests, pushing the caseload to 32,399. The epidemiological situation is improving, notably due to the drop recorded in the number of infections and deaths and in the occupancy rate of oxygen […]

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COVID-19: Number of new infections stands at 13 in Kef

13 COVID-19 infections and zero deaths had been logged in Kef, the Local Health Directorate said on Sunday. The pandemic situation in the region saw an improvement with the drop in the number of infections, deaths and hospitalisations. The caseload in Kef stands at 19,432 and the death count at 679. The number of hospitalisations also fell to 25, including […]

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COVID-19: 12 deaths and 1,182 infections logged on Sep.24

Tunisia logged 12 more COVID-19 fatalities and 1,182 infections from 7,732 tests on September 24 till midnight, with a positivity rate of 15.29%, bringing the caseload to 704,914 and the death toll to 24,732, according to the Health Ministry’s updated figures released Saturday. Recoveries also rose by 473 to 672,760. The number of hospitalisations in public and private facilities rose […]

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