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US News Covid-19 in Tunisia: The fear of a fourth wave of infections

10:15  09 june  2021
10:15  09 june  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

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the head of the Tunisian government, Hichem Mechichi has moved, Tuesday, June 8, in Geneva for a two-day visit. He is accompanied by the Director of the Institut Pasteur de Tunis and Chairman of the Scientific Committee to Combat the Coronavirus. The question of obtaining vaccines for Tunisia is at the heart of the meetings that the Tunisian Prime Minister will conduct in Geneva, of whom Wednesday with the Director General of WHO.

The period is delicate in Tunisia. It is even described as "serious" by the scientists members of the Committee for the fight against coronavirus. At the beginning of the week, members of this Committee warned against a fourth wave at the end of June in Tunisia. On the ground, the situation is critical in several governorates like Sidi Bouzid or Jendouba.

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Targeted containment

in Kairoan, a weekly targeted sanitary confinement has been decreed and retired doctors have been recalled before the rapid increase in cases. Monday, Dr. Aman Allah Al Masaadi, a member of the Scientific Committee, announced that the number of patients in hospitals increases again.

JED HENCHIRI, President of the Tunisian Organization of Young Physicians (OTJM) denounces on its side "the nonchalance of the government" which, according to him, "does not apply the recommendations of the Scientific Committee and keeps public places open". This young doctor also regrets the delay in the arrival of vaccines.

According to the Tunisian Ministry of Health, only 10% of the 11 million Tunisians, or 1.2 million people, received a first dose of vaccination since the beginning of the campaign 89 days ago.

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Tunisia received 1.6 million doses of vaccines, including 600,000 from the COVAX mechanism. The country hopes to vaccinate five million people before the end of the summer, but the lack of vaccines and the slow operations will make this goal to achieve. A fourth wave at the end of June may reduce the hopes of a partial return of tourists during the summer season, while the economic situation in this country is difficult, particularly because of the coronavirus.

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