PM Fakhfakh says Tunisia wins fight against coronavirus

PM Fakhfakh says Tunisia wins fight against coronavirus

Tunisian Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh (Image:

Tunis (UNA-OIC) – Tunisia’s Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh said on Sunday that his country has won its fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease thanks to the Tunisian national unity.

During his interview broadcast on Tunisian private channel Attasia, Fakhfakh called on Tunisians to be proud of the “impressive” results.

“We made efforts and we were able to achieve a victory,” the prime minister said, adding that “Tunisia has contained the virus but care must be taken in order to completely eradicate the disease.”

He declared that Tunisia is preparing to open its air, land and sea borders from June 27, spelling out that tourists who will visit the country must respect mandatory confinement in hotels.

On Sunday, the Ministry of Health announced reporting two new cases of coronavirus after conducting screening tests for 1117 citizens among those evacuated from abroad, who are now in the compulsory quarantine centers. This has pushed the total number of  the virus infections to 1,096 including 998 recoveries, 49 deaths and 49 active cases.


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