August 17, 2022


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Attempt to respond to marathon vaccination day crisis in Tunisia

Tunisia, which has been facing a severe health crisis for months, is launching an intensive one-day vaccination campaign against Kovit-19 on Sunday.Open doors“, After receiving more than six million doses from Arab and Western countries.

A total of more than 300 centers are to resettle more than 40 citizens, which was decided by President Guiz Saeed, and the crowd was high during the day, AFP reporters said.

At 1:00 p.m.

Full power to the President

President Saeed granted full powers on July 25 Thanks to Ross-le-Pol, who was increased by a deadly epidemic that angered the TunisiansIncompetence“The old government and an assembly are monopolized by its internal struggles.

Since then, he has created a crisis unit to manage the health crisis under the supervision of a senior military officer.

In 15 days, more than six million doses were given and in the coming days, more than two million doses are expected, followed by another four millionSaeed said Thursday, according to a video released by the president.

The country’s leader urged Tunisians to take part in the vaccination campaign in large numbers. “Do not hesitate for a moment“, he said.

More than 20,000 deaths since March

In the latter part of its vaccination campaign, Tunisia was severely affected by the delta variation: since March, the number of deaths from the new corona virus has doubled and the number has exceeded 20,000.

Officially, With a population of 11 million, the country has one of the worst mortality rates in Africa.

With millions of vaccine donations pouring in in recent weeks, officials say Tunisia hopes to vaccinate about 50% of its population by mid-October.

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First day “Open doors“It ended in an irregular rush of last-minute vaccinations at the end of July, highlighting the government’s lack of strategy in the face of Govt and losing the post of then health minister.

About two million people have received the first dose of the vaccine since the campaign began in March.

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