DJERBA-COVID19: 248 Tunisians coming from Saudi Arabia end mandatory quarantine period 
01/06/2020 12:25, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP) - Nearly 248 Tunisians repatriated from Saudi Arabia on May 18 ended their mandatory quarantine period on Sunday in a centre in Djerba and left the island.

Five persons among this group have remained in mandatory isolation, awaiting the results of their tests, indicated deputy director of primary health in Médenine Ziad Al Anz to TAP.

Seven cases of infection with COVID-19 have been reported among the members of this group who arrived in Tunisia on the same flight.

They are from Gabès, Sousse, Sidi Bouzid and Tunis. They were taken to the national isolation centre for persons infected with COVID-19 in Monastir.

The number of people still subject to mandatory health isolation in the region has decreased to 450 people, mostly Tunisians returning from Libya.

Only two persons infected with COVID-19 remain in the governorate of Medenine, after the registration on Sunday of 7 new cases of recovery, bringing the number of recoveries to 69 cases.

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