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Tunisian Health: The epidemiological situation is very difficult and 4,686 new cases of corona

Yesterday, Sunday, the Tunisian Ministry of Health recorded 116 deaths and 4,686 new cases of corona during the last 24 hours.

The official spokeswoman for the Scientific Committee to Combat Corona in Tunisia, Jalila Ben Khalil, said that the epidemiological situation is very difficult and Tunisia has not witnessed since the start of the Covid 19 pandemic in March 2020. For the second time in a week, Tunisia recorded 116 deaths, bringing the total deaths until Saturday 15,377 .

She revealed that the percentage of positive tests is high, ranging between 30 and 50 percent, in various regions of the country, and the number of infected people arriving at emergency departments is increasing, waiting to obtain resuscitation beds or oxygen.

The Ministry of Health says that most states have passed the "very high alert" level, which means recording more than 100 cases of the virus per 100,000 residents, at a time when public hospitals are witnessing a collapse in capacity and a lack of equipment, resuscitation beds and oxygen.

With the exception of the state of Gafsa, all states exceeded this rate by several times, and the states of Siliana and Manouba reached more than 800 injuries per 100,000 residents, according to the ministry's data.

And 12 out of 24 states imposed a complete or partial quarantine in a number of counties, as they exceeded 400 injuries per 100,000 residents.