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Tunisia / Coronavirus: Travel ban between governorates

AA / Tunis / Hajer Cherni

The national committee for the fight against the coronavirus announced on Thursday the ban on movement between the governorates of the country from July 08, 2021, until the 31 of the same month.

This is what emerges from a press release published by the Presidency of the Tunisian government and consulted by the Anadolu Agency.

At the end of its meeting held today, the National Committee to fight against the coronavirus decided, in the presence of the head of government Hichem Mechichi, to prohibit all travel between the governorates, from July 8 to 31, 2021. , except for extreme cases.

According to the press release, the Committee decided to continue applying the measures already in force and previously taken until July 31 (curfew between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m., ban on demonstrations, lifting of chairs and tables in cafes and restaurants starting at 16h).

In addition, the governors are called upon to control the points of sale of the sheep of Eid al-Adha and to coordinate with the persons in charge at the level of the municipalities in order to prohibit the sales in closed spaces, in the obligation of the respect of the health protocols, ” the statement explains.

Earlier on Thursday, the Tunisian Ministry of Health announced the collapse of the country’s health system, with Tunisia on the brink of breath given alarming new figures linked to Covid-19.

For several weeks, Tunisia has witnessed an unprecedented generalized epidemic, where 134 deaths and 9,823 contaminations were reported yesterday Wednesday, the heaviest daily toll since the appearance of the virus.

According to the latest official report, the coronavirus caused 464,914 contaminations across Tunisia, including 15,735 deaths, and 372,985 healings.

. . (HAS), ..


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