Sidi Bouzid sees surge in COVID-19 infections

The governorate of Sidi Bouzid recorded 127 additional COVID-19 infections during the last 24 hours, bringing the tally to 10,357 in the region, says deputy local health director Béchir Saidi to TAP. The delegation of Sidi west Sidi Bouzid is in the lead in the governorate in terms of number of infected (3,889 cases), followed by east Sidi Bouzid (1,119 […]

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COVID-19: Tataouine reports 34 more infections in 24 hours

The governorate of Tataouine recorded 34 more coronavirus infections over the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 4,820 since the outbreak of the virus in the region. The new cases have been reported in the following areas: 12 cases in North-Tataouine, 7 cases in Remada, 7 cases in Ghomrassen, 5 cases in South Tataouine, and 3 cases in […]

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COVID-19: 63 fatalities and 1,816 infections logged on June 3

63 COVID-19 fatalities were reported on June 3, taking the death toll in Tunisia to 12,902, the Health Ministry said Friday. 1,816 more infections were logged from 6,854 conducted tests (26.50% positivity rate), pushing the infection caseload to 352,303, the ministry added. Recoveries rose by 1,348, hitting 309,126. Source: TAP News Agency

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36,362 COVID-19 jabs administered on June 4

The Health Ministry reported Saturday that 36,362 jabs had been administered on June 4, including 6,791 second shots. The overall number of administered vaccines has reached 1,088,158 doses since the launch of the national vaccination drive. So far, 2,209,116 people have registered on the national vaccination platform Evax.tn, according to the same source. Source: TAP News Agency

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Tunisia to soon receive more quantities of COVID-19 vaccine (Hechmi Louzir)

3 million doses of Pfizer vaccines will be received between July and September, said Director of the National COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign Hechmi Louzir. Tunisia will acquire 604,000 vaccine doses as part of the Covax initiative, Louzir added. It will receive a total of 4.3 million doses as part of the Covax initiative, under an agreement with the World Health Organization […]

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COVID-19/ Tunisair: Vaccinated passengers to France will no longer be required to present compelling reason

The National carrier Tunisair said on Saturday that as of June 9, 2021, all vaccinated passengers with proof of vaccination entering the French territory from Tunisia will have to provide only a certificate of negative PCR test whose result date does not exceed 72 hours or an antigenic test of less than 48 hours. These passengers will no longer be […]

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COVID-19: Gabes reports three deaths and 38 more infections

(TAP) – Three more coronavirus-related deaths been reported in the governorate of Gabes over the past 24 hours, bringing the toll to 450 since the outbreak of the pandemic in the region, Local Health Director Yahya Hamdi told TAP. Similarly, 38 more people tested positive, after the publication of 149 test results, taking the count to 13,780 since the spread […]

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COVID-19: Zaghouan sees one death and 61 more infections

(TAP) – A 50-year old woman from the delegation of Zriba, governorate of Zaghouan, Friday, died of coronavirus, bringing the death toll to 174 since the outbreak of the pandemic. The region has also recorded 61 more infections, taking the count to 5,116 since the spread of the virus in the region, Local Health Director Souhail Bali told TAP. «275 […]

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Tataouine local hospital receives oxygen production unit

(TAP) – The governorate of Tataouine, Friday, received a donation from France composed of a medical oxygen production unit for its local hospital. It is one of the three oxygen production units donated to the hospitals of Tataouine, Sfax and Sidi Bouzid. These units will give the three hospitals autonomy in producing medical oxygen for about fifteen days. Source: TAP […]

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