Gabes logged 42 new infections with the coronavirus, out of 90 tests carried out, the Local Health Directorate announced on Wednesday.
Of the new positive cases, 28 were detected in Mareth, 10 in South Gabes, 3 in Gabes City and one in El-Hamma.
The case tally has therefore risen to 31,936 since the outbreak, including 31,456 recoveries.
The incidence rate in Gabes is now 120 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, as the region currently has 480 active cases, 13 of whom are receiving treatment in local hospitals.
Source: Tap News Agency