Tunisia: Covid-19 - More Domestic Infections Reported in Jendouba, Kairouan and Gabés

Tunis/Tunisia — More domestic COVID-19 infections were reported over the weekend across the country.

Three women tested positive in Bousalem, Jendouba, out of 39 people who were in contact with a COVID-19 patient in Bousalem.

The three women will be taken Monday to a quarantine facility in Tunis, Local Health Director Mohamed Rouis told TAP.

In Kairouan, 2 domestic cases were reported after 221 tests were performed. This brings the overall number of infections in the region since late July to 74, including 4 imported.

A new package of preventive measures will be announced as of next week to contain the spread of the virus, said the Local Health Director. Eighteen patients were already transferred to the quaratine centre in Mahdia.

In Gabés, 41 tested positive out of 436. This includes 31 in El Hamma and 10 in Gabés, bringing the overall number of domestic infections in the region to over 100, Local Health Director Yahia Hamdi told TAP.

More From: Tunis Afrique Presse

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.