Tunisia: Covid-19 - Four More Fatalities Reported in Sfax
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Four more people died from the coronavirus over the last 24 hours in Sfax, the local health directorate said on Wednesday. A further 59 infections were logged after 325 samples were taken. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Sousse Sees Surge in Number of Fatalities and Infections
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- COVID-19 claimed the lives of 6 more patients in the governorate of Sousse over the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 865, according to the updated figures of the local health directorate. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Data On National Jab Drive Now Available to General Public
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- In a bid to provide more transparency on the progress of the national jab drive, the Health Ministry has decided to develop the electronic vaccination platform "Evax" into a database open to the public including all data related to vaccination, said Health Minister Fawzi Mehdi on Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Jendouba Reports 3 More Fatalities and 67 Infections
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The governorate of Jendouba reported 3 more COVID-related fatalities, bringing the death toll to 332 since the outbreak of the pandemic. The local health directorate in Jendouba also announced that 67 further infections had been detected from 248 conducted tests, taking the caseload to 6,055. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Infection Rate in Gafsa Below National Level - Minister
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The COVID-19 infection rate in Gafsa is below the national level, Health Minister Faouzi Mehdi said Sunday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: One-Week-General Health Lockdown Imposed in Siliana Governorate
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- A one-week-general health lockdown has been imposed in the Siliana governorate starting Sunday, the regional committee of disaster prevention and response and rescue organisation announced during a meeting held on Sunday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: General Health Lockdown Decreed in Zaghouan Starting Sunday Midnight
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- A general health lockdown has been imposed in Zaghouan governorate starting Sunday at midnight, Zaghouan Governor Salah Mtiraoui announced Sunday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Jab Drive and National Exams to Continue in Governorates Targeted By General Lockdown (Prime Ministry)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The COVID-19 jab drive and national exams will continue in the governorates targeted by the general lockdown, the Prime Ministry announced Sunday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: General Lockdown Decreed in North Beja, South Beja and Amdoun
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- A one-week general lockdown (June 21-27) has been decreed in 3 delegations in Beja governorate, namely North Beja, South Beja and Amdoun. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Kairouan, Siliana, Zaghouan and Beja Targeted By General Lockdown - Prime Ministry
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The Prime Ministry on Sunday released the list of governorates targeted by the general lockdown, namely Kairouan, Siliana, Zaghouan and Beja. It said that the infection rate in these regions exceeds 400 cases per 100,000 inhabitants during the last 14 days, according to an updated data until June 19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Baccalaureate Applicant Tests Positive in Medenine, Epidemiological Situation Stable
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- A baccalaureate applicant from Zarzis delegation has tested positive to COVID-19 and will be taken to the mandatory quarantine centre in Mahdia to continue his tests, Preventive Health Director in Medenine Zayd Al Anz said, specifying that this is the first infection among baccalaureate applicants. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Death Toll Spikes in Beja
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 11 COVID-19 fatalities were reported in Beja governorate in the past three days, taking the death toll to 260. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Alarming Epidemiological Situation in Zaghouan, General Lockdown to Be Imposed
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- A general lockdown will be imposed in Zaghouan, Kairouan and Siliana governorates, in line with the government's decision, Zaghouan Governor Salah Mtiraoui said Sunday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - 1,551,849 Jabs Administered So Far
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 33,954 COVID-19 vaccines (20,374 first shots and 13,580 second shots) had been administered on June 19, the Health Ministry said Sunday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Fresh Measures Announced in Nabeul to Stem Covid-19 Spread
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- A set of fresh measures to stem the spread of COVID-19 will be implemented starting Monday and for a week, to be renewed according to the development of the pandemic situation in the region, Nabeul Governor Mohamed Ridha Mlika said Sunday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Sfax Reports 6 Fatalities and 120 More Infections
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Coronavirus claimed the lives of 6 more patients in the governorate of Sfax taking the death toll to 1,181 since the outbreak of the pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Tunisia 5th African Country in Terms of Administered Covid-19 Vaccines (Moh)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Tunisia is the 5th African country and the 2nd in North Africa, after Morocco, in terms of the number of administered COVID-19 vaccines (1.5 million so far), Health Minister Faouzi Mehdi said Friday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid - 19 - Japanese Donation to Beef Up Vaccine Cold-Storage Equipment
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Tunisia took delivery of a Japanese donation consisting of top-notch COVID-19 vaccine cold-storage equipment. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - June 17, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout - Tunisia Administers Total of 1,405,955 Doses (Ministry)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Tunisia delivered 1,405,955 vaccines from the start of the national campaign on March 13 to June 13. This includes 1,032,192 first doses and 373,763 second shots, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Number of Deaths and Infections Surges in Medenine
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Three more COVID-19 fatalities were logged in Medenine governorate over the past 24 hours, taking the death toll in the region to 646. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Astrazeneca Says Its Antibody Treatment Failed in Preventing Covid-19 in Exposed Patients
[Tunis Afrique Presse] London/United Kingdom -- Anglo-Swedish drugmaker AstraZeneca said on Tuesday a study of its monoclonal antibody treatment, AZD7442, did not meet the main goal of preventing symptomatic COVID-19 in people recently exposed to the novel coronavirus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout - 1,381,614 Covid-19 Jabs Administered So Far
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Tunisia administered 1,381,614 COVID-19 jabs (1,012,998 first shots and 368,616 second shots) from the start of the vaccine rollout on March 13 to June 13, the Health Ministry said Monday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Siliana Sees Surge in Deaths and Infections
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Three COVID-19 fatalities and 87 infections had been reported in Siliana governorate in the past 48 hours, taking the number of deaths and infections in the region to 240 and 6,357, respectively, the Local Health Directorate said Thursday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - B éja Reports 1 More Death and 94 Infections
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The number of coronavirus-related fatalities in the governorate of Beja has risen to 230 after an additional death was reported Wednesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - 1,223,563 Vaccines Administered So Far
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 1,223,563 COVID-19 vaccines (871,325 first shots and 352,238 second shots) have been administered since the start of the jab drive last March 13 till June 8. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Jendouba Reports Surge in Coronavirus-Related Fatalities and Infections
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Five additional coronavirus-related fatalities were reported Tuesday in the governorate of Jendouba, bringing the death toll to 291 since the outbreak of the pandemic, the local health directorate specifies. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - 16,945 Vaccine Doses Administered
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Sidi Bouzid administered a total of 16, 945 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, including 6,995 second shots. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Kef Sees Surge in Number of Fatalities and Infections
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- COVID-19 claimed the life of 3 more patients in the Kef governorate, bringing the death toll to 310, the local health directorate announces. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Mobile Laboratory Under Directorate General of Military Health to Be Set Up in Kairouan
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The mobile biosecurity laboratory under the Directorate General of Military Health will be installed in the governorate of Kairouan, the Presidency of the Republic said in a statement Tuesday. The decision was taken because of the high number of COVID-19 cases in the governorate, said the same source. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Coronavirus - Ben Arous Reports One More Fatality, 17 New Infections
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- One coronavirus-related death and 17 more infections were recorded in the governorate of Ben Arous, according to the latest report of the local committee monitoring the spread of the virus in the region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Tozeur Reports 2 More Fatalities and 19 Infections
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The governorate of Tozeur reported 2 COVID-related deaths over the last 24 hours, taking the toll to 170 since the outbreak of the pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Over 958 Thousand Vaccines Administered So Far
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 16,419 COVID-19 vaccines (10,838 first shots and 5,581 second shots) were administered on May 31, taking the overall number of administered vaccines in Tunisia to 958,951 (654,976 first shots and 303,975 second shots) since the start of the national jab drive last March 13. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - 31 Fatalities and 786 Infections Reported On May 30
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 31 COVID-19 deaths were reported on May 30, taking the death toll in Tunisia to 12,654, the Health Ministry said Monday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Tunisia Logs 49 More Deaths, 1,314 Further Infections On May 29
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- A further 49 COVID-19 deaths were logged on May 29, taking the death count in Tunisia to 12,623, the Health Ministry said Sunday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 31, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

More than 10 million cases of COVID-19 reported in WHO ’s Eastern Mediterranean Region
Cairo, 31 May 2021 – More than 10.1 million COVID-19 cases and 202 121 deaths have been reported from 22 countries across WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean Region since the first documented case on 29 January 2020. “This is a troubling milestone for everyone in our Region. Despite all our efforts over the past 16 months, we have not yet controlled the pandemic and there is much work to do. We all have a role in reducing infections and deaths by acting responsibly to protect ourselves and our loved ones,” said Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean. As of 30 May, almost...
Source: WHO EMRO News - May 31, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: 23,301 Coronavirus Vaccines Administered On May 28
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The Ministry of Health said Saturday that 23,301 doses of coronavirus vaccines were administered on Friday, May 28, bringing the total number of jabs given, since the start of the national vaccination campaign on March 13 to 899,109. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Death Count Rises to 713 in Nabeul
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- COVID-19 claimed the lives of four more people (aged 67 to 82) in Nabeul, taking the region's death count to 713. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Over 2 Million People Register to Book Vaccination Appointments - Ministry
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The number of people who registered on EVAX.tn since the start of vaccine rollout on March 13 till May 28 at 11 am reached 2.0005,850. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 Vaccine - 134,887 Health Professionals Have Been Administered Vaccines
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 134,887 people among health professionals have been administered the vaccine since the launch of the national vaccination campaign on March 13 until May 26. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: First Dose of Covid-19 Vaccine Offers Only 50 to 70pc Protection - Scientific Committee
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The first dose of the COVID-19 vaccines offers only a 50 to 70pc protection, which is why it is imperative to receive the second dose, member of the scientific committee to combat coronavirus Amine Selim said Wednesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Factbox-Latest On Worldwide Spread of Coronavirus
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tokyo/Japan -- Hospitals in Japan's second largest city buckled under a new wave of COVID-19 infections, even as the country opened two mass vaccination sites to inoculate most of its elderly population ahead of the Tokyo Olympics. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - 54 Fatalities and 1,246 Infections Reported On May 22
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 54 COVID-19 fatalities had been reported on May 22, taking Tunisia's death toll to 12,236 since the outbreak of the pandemic, the Health Ministry said Sunday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Latest Updates On Health Situation in Kef and Siliana
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- More infections and deaths of coronavirus have been reported across the country. Following are the latest updates on the health situation in the governorates of Kef and Siliana: (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Sidi Bouzid Reports One Death and 114 More Infections
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- One death and 114 more infections of coronavirus have been reported in the governorate of Sidi Bouzid over the past 24 hours, Local Health Director B échir Saidi told TAP. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 Vaccine - Over 684 Thousand Doses Administered in 68 Days
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 684,173 COVID-19 vaccines were administered until May 19, including 466,895 first shots and 217,278 booster shots. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Over 27,000 Vaccines Administered On May 22
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 27,082 vaccines were administered on Saturday, May 22, including 9,874 second shots, reads a statement of the Health Ministry Sunday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Ben Arous Sees Surge in Death Count
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- A one more COVID-19 fatality was reported in Ben Arous governorate, taking the death toll to 455, Head of the COVID-19 Monitoring Committee in Ben Arous Mohamed Ben Khelifa said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Health Care Waste - Covid-19 Response Action Planned By Protect Project
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The Tunisian-German Climate Protection through Circular Economy in Tunisia, launched on May 20 in Tunis, provides for a COVID-19 response action that meets the health emergency and the increased production of large quantities of waste from healthcare activities with risk of infection, known as "DASRI." (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Wanted: Transparency & Accountability in Pandemic-Related Spending
Under the UN-backed COVAX initiative, UNICEF ships COVID-19 vaccine syringes from a warehouse in Dubai Logistics City, United Arab Emirates. And as the world continues to grapple with the health and economic crisis sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN and Islamic Development Bank have teamed up to help the most vulnerable. May 2021. Credit: UNICEF/Ruel PableoBy Chady El Khoury, Jiro Honda, Johan Mathisen, and Etienne Yehoue*WASHINGTON DC, May 21 2021 (IPS) Governments around the world are playing a crucial role in providing lifelines to people and firms to help combat the pandemic and its economic fallout. To support t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Chady El Khoury - Jiro Honda - Johan Mathisen and Etienne Ye Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Peace TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news