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Tuesday, 25 January 2022 04:12 GMT

Tunisia confirms its 1st case of new COVID strain


(MENAFN) According to Tunisia’s health minister announcement on Friday, the country has confirmed its first case of the newly-discovered strain of Covid-19, Omicron.

Ali Mrabet stated while speaking on state television, that a 23-year-old traveler arriving from the Democratic Republic of Congo was infected with the strain.

He additionally mentioned that the specified individual was put in isolation at a place designated for the coronavirus cases.

Based on the official data, more than 25,320 people in Tunisia have passed away because of coronavirus up until now, whereas the toll of cases in the nation nearly approached 718,000. Moreover, the nation has a population of around 12 million and over 4 million of them have got both jabs of the vaccine.

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