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Canada Tunisia. Rebound of the coronavirus epidemic and first death in weeks

15:25  02 august  2020
15:25  02 august  2020 Source:   ouest-france.fr

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Like other coronaviruses , it has come from animals. The World Health Organization (WHO) has Lan could not have known then that he was among the first cases of a new, highly contagious coronavirus that would kill more than 2,500 people in his city and Yet, visible reminders of the epidemic remain.

En Tunisie, l’épidémie de coronavirus regagne du terrain, depuis la réouverture des frontières, et la formation d’un cluster de 26 employés à l’aéroport de Tunis, tous testés positifs au Covid-19. © BELAID / AFP In Tunisia, the coronavirus epidemic is regaining ground, since the reopening of borders, and the formation of a cluster of 26 employees at the Tunis airport, all tested positive for Covid-19.

The number of people infected with the new coronavirus has increased tenfold in Tunisia, a month after the opening of the borders, and the country has recorded the first death in several weeks.

The number of people infected with the new coronavirus has increased tenfold in Tunisia , one month after the opening of the borders, and the country has recorded the first death in several weeks, the health ministry said.

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The coronavirus has touched a diverse collection of countries and cultures, but a number of shared experiences have emerged — from grieving “We’ re being very, very careful to make sure we have scientifically valid modeling that’s drawing properly on the epidemic and what’s known about the virus

The number of coronavirus cases worldwide has overtaken that of the similar Sars epidemic , which spread to more The US and Australia have said they will deny entry to all foreign visitors who had recently been to China, where the 2019-nCov strain of the coronavirus first emerged in December.

A relatively well circumscribed epidemic from March

Tunisia, whose economy depends heavily on tourism , had taken early and strict measures at the start of the epidemic in March, and had circumscribed it relatively well.

In mid-June, the country had only a few new cases per week, all among people repatriated from abroad and placed in compulsory quarantine, when it began to lift restrictions, including the 14 days of confinement in the country. hotel on arrival.

The borders then opened on June 27, without specific precautions imposed on travelers from countries classified as "green", including France, Italy or Great Britain.

26 Tunis airport employees tested positive

In July, the number of identified cases rose to several dozen per week.

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The coronavirus death toll in China has risen to 811, surpassing the death toll from the SARS epidemic of 2002-3, according to official data released early Sunday. The number of confirmed infections rose to 37,198, according to China’s National Health Commission.

The death from the outbreak was the first in Hong Kong, a semiautonomous Chinese territory that has had 15 confirmed cases, and the second outside mainland China. A man in the Philippines who was from Wuhan, China — the epicenter of the outbreak — also died from the coronavirus , Philippine

Among them, 26 Tunis airport employees tested positive, which prompted a crisis meeting of the civil aviation organization on Saturday August 1 to strengthen airport health protocols and their application.

The Ministry of Health announced on Saturday evening the death of a patient with coronavirus, the first death recorded since June 17, bringing the total death toll to 51 since the beginning of March. More than 1,500 cases of infected people have been identified.

Tens of thousands of jobs in the hot seat

The Covid-19 monitoring committee is due to meet next week to examine the measures to be taken, while almost all restrictions have been lifted since June: businesses and places of worship or tourist attractions are open.

Schools have not reopened since March, and Ligue 1, which resumed on Saturday night, takes place behind closed doors.

The borders with neighboring countries, Algeria, badly affected by the pandemic, and Libya, are still closed.

Tunisia is hit hard by the social impact of travel restrictions.

Tens of thousands of jobs are in the hot seat in the tourism, automobile and informal trade sectors, while the country is already struggling to reduce unemployment, which affects a third of young people.

Social mobilizations have been underway for weeks in the south of the country, notably blocking oil production and hampering the production of phosphate, a crucial source of currency.

Unemployment expected to drop in July in the United States, despite the rebound of the virus .
The resurgence of Covid-19 in the United States has closed the doors of shops and restaurants, but the unemployment rate is expected to decline moderately in July , while a new aid plan is being negotiated by the White House and Congress. The figure will be released on Friday, and unemployment could fall to 10.5%, from 11.1% in June, analysts expect.

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