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Tunisia Reports Zero Deaths of COVID-19


Wed 13 Oct 2021 | 10:30 AM
Ahmed Moamar

The Ministry of Health in Tunisia announced today, Wednesday, that it did not record any deaths of the Coronavirus (known also as COVID-19), according to “ Russia Today”, a Russian news website.

The ministry issued a statement that said that the death toll of the deadly virus stopped at 25 thousand cases since the outbreak of the disease in the country in March 2020.

The statement added that  230 new confirmed cases were registered in Tunisia yesterday after 5641 people were examined.

It also affirmed that 329 persons recovered from the disease so the total number of the recovered people reached 682.9 thousand people.

It is worth noting that the number of persons who have been vaccinated with the anti-Corona vaccines is estimated at four million people.

On the other hand, Rafiq Bou Gedariah, head of the Department of Emergency Cases in Tunisia, said that the epidemical situation in Tunisia witnesses stability now after four weeks of registering worrisome and scarring numbers of infections.

He revealed that hospitals were crowded with patients so the health system in the country was tethered on the brink of collapse.

He went to say that some Tunisian officials proposed to ask international aids to cope with threats resulted from the Coronavirus.

Bou Gedariah added over an intervention with Amr Khalil, anchor of From Egypt” show aired on “cbc”, an Egyptian satellite channel, that the cause of the severe wave of infections with COVID-19 related to the “ Delta” mutation which infiltrated to Tunisia through airports and land crossings.

During the last few months, Tunisia was one of the least vaccinating of her population in Africa which led to the speed spread of the virus.

He indicated that those who received two doses of the anti-corona vaccines in Tunisia are estimated at four million people because of the scarcity of the vaccines, meanwhile, those who received one doe are about 1.7 million people.