Tunisia reports 2,199 new COVID-19 cases, 283,976 in total

Source: Xinhua| 2021-04-18 04:00:35|Editor: huaxia
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TUNIS, April 17 (Xinhua) -- Tunisian Health Ministry on Saturday reported 2,199 new COVID-19 cases, raising the total number of infections in the country to 283,976.

The death toll from the virus rose by 78 to 9,717 in Tunisia, the ministry said in a statement.

The number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients in the North African country reached 2,333, including 462 in intensive care units, while the total number of recoveries reached 234,012, it said.

A total of 1,223,338 lab tests have been carried out in Tunisia so far, said the ministry. Enditem