Tunisia coronavirus cases increase by around 50%

Tunisian public health workers disinfect an office of an administration to prevent the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19, in Tunis, Tunisia. EPA-EFE/MOHAMED MESSARA

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Tunisia has confirmed 59 new cases of the coronavirus, Health Minister Abdelatif el-Mekki said in a televised news conference on Wednesday, taking the total number to 173.

Tunisia has instituted a curfew at nights and a lockdown during the day in which people are only allowed out to buy food or medicine or work in some key sectors.

Via Reuters

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