The Tunisian Ministry of Health said on Sunday evening that 3,524 new cases of corona virus had been reported in 24 hours, bringing the total number of contaminants to 407,017.
In a daily statement on the state of health in the country, the ministry pointed out that the total number of deaths since the outbreak in Tunisia in March 2020 was 14,654 (+75). This is approximately 347,307 recorded cures (+1017). Currently, 2,979 Tunisians with Kovit-19 have been admitted to hospital, of which 579 are in intensive care and 132 are being placed under artificial respiration.
In addition, analyzes of DNA fragments carried out by the Institute Pastor in Tunis now confirm the existence of a delta strain of the corona virus in the province of Cairo in central Tunisia, said Hemi Lucir, director of the Institute Pastor. . “It takes at least a week to detect the spread of this variant, during which scientists (researchers and doctors) carry out analysis of DNA fragments on samples affected by Covit-19,” the manager explained.
The government’s presidency announced Sunday that the provinces of Cairo, Chile, Beijing and Jaguan are now in public prison. According to the same source, the pollution rate in these regions has exceeded 400 cases per 100,000 people in the last 14 days.
Note that within 104 days of vaccination, 1.7 million people received at least one dose. But Tunisia, with a population of 12 million, is struggling to find the vaccines needed to accelerate its campaign.