It is noteworthy that Tunisia recorded the highest death rate per capita due to the epidemic compared to any other African country, and one of the highest daily death rates per capita in the world in recent weeks.
The country, with a population of less than 12 million, has recorded more than 18,000 deaths related to the virus, according to the Ministry of Health.
was Tunisian President On Wednesday, the army was ordered to take over the National Response Department for the epidemic. And the official Tunisian news agency reported, last week, that Prime Minister Hisham Al-Mashishi had ordered the governors of nine regions to confiscate private hospitals for patients. COVID-19 When public hospitals run out of oxygen.