Coronavirus: Tunisia lifts countrywide curfew

Tunisians wearing protective masks amid the COVID-19 pandemic walk by on a street in the Kram area of the capital Tunis on May 8, 2020. (AFP)

Tunisian President Kais Saied on Monday ordered an end to a curfew imposed in March to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, his office said, citing success in controlling the disease.

Tunisia has already reopened shops, businesses, mosques, cafes and hotels after locking down nearly all normal business for months.

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In another development, Tunisia has cut on Monday fuel prices by 1.5 percent for the third consecutive month, the energy ministry said as global oil prices still low.

The new price cut is under a new mechanism for automatic price adjustments adopted this in order to reduce fuel subsidies.

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Last Update: Tuesday, 09 June 2020 KSA 00:26 - GMT 21:26
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