General confinement comes into force on January 14 in Tunisia. A decision officially taken because of the number of cases of Covid-19, but which questions then that the country celebrates today the 10 years of its revolution.
The news came Tuesday January 12 from the Minister of Health. After a point with the national commission to fight against Covid-19, Faouzi Mehdi announced a “Full sanitary confinement from Thursday January 14 to Sunday January 17 and the suspension of classes in primary schools, colleges, high schools, training centers and universities from January 17 to 23”, reports news site Leaders. In addition, demonstrations are banned from January 14 to 24. So many measures that could be extended if the epidemiological situation remains alarming.
The number of cases of patients has increased in recent days in the country, on Monday January 12 the authorities announced that a record number of cases of Covid-19 patients had been identified. In an intervention on the radio Shems FM,