COVID-19 in Tunisia

Tunisia // 01 December, 2020

At least 96,769 cases and 3,260 deaths. For daily updates, see the Ministry of Health website and Ministry of Health Facebook pages.

Status: Decreasing Activity

1 December: The trend in new cases has begun to decline, with the 14 day moving average showing a decrease of nearly 15%. The country has been moved out of Outbreak to the Decreasing Activity category.

20 November: At least 2,493 new cases have been confirmed during the past 24-hours. Over 60,480 cases have recovered. The outbreak is growing.

6 November: The outbreak in Tunisia continues to grow. Over 1,900 new cases were confirmed in the last 24-hours. More than 36,700 cases have recovered. Media sources report that with the rise in cases, the healthcare system is likely to be impacted.

29 October: Tunisia has imposed new restriction measures including a nighttime curfew from 8pm to 5am from Monday to Friday and 7pm to 5am on Saturdays and Sundays. Non-essential movement between provinces will be prohibited. Primary and middle schools will be suspended until 8 November.

8 September: Additional cases confirmed. The country has moved from "Increasing activity" category to "Outbreak".

3 September: More than 146,000 tests have been conducted. Health authorities have urged the public to take precautions to protect the vulnerable population.

27 August: Additional new cases have been confirmed. Some sources report that health officials are concerned about the rapid spread of COVID-19 in the country. They have mandated wearing masks in public areas.

20 August: At least 113 new cases were reported in the latest update by the Ministry of Health. Overall 1,395 cases have recovered, 26 are in hospital and eight are in the ICU. Officials are preparing for re-opening of schools and universities.

13 August: At least 42 new cases were reported in the last 24-hours. At least 1,278 cases have recovered. Tunisia has moved out of Limited Activity category.

22 July: This country has moved into Limited activity category reporting a minimal number of new cases per day (sporadic or small clusters).

9 July: Sporadic cases continue to be detected. Of the 1,221 confirmed cases, 1,050 people have recovered and 50 people have died. There are 121 active cases of which only one is in hospital. Kebili Governorate is the most affected, with around 25% of all cases.

10 June: No new cases have been reported for at least five consecutive days. A total of 1,087 cases and 49 deaths have been confirmed. Nationwide curfew has been lifted due to decline in cases.

See the Tunisia update for May here.

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