Coronavirus: Tunisia imposes nationwide curfew as cases surge

Tunisian women walk at a market in Tunisia. (File photo: AFP)

Tunisia’s Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi on Monday ordered a curfew starting from Tuesday in all regions of the country.

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Coronavirus cases have been surging in Tunisia, which had managed to contain the virus earlier in the year, and have now reached more than 40,000.

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Last Update: Monday, 19 October 2020 KSA 14:51 - GMT 11:51