COVID-19: death toll exceeds 600 (Ben Alaya)
17/10/2020 13:43, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP)-The death toll from the coronavirus has exceeded 600 persons and over two thousand medics and paramedics have been infected, Director of the National Observatory of New and Emerging Diseases Nissaf Ben Alaya said Saturday .

"We record an average of 24 fatalities per day, or about one death every hour," she stated to TAP, pointing out that the positivity rate of the tests is still over 30%.

Besides, Ben Alaya indicated that the report of the latest figures on the epidemiological situation in Tunisia will be issued three times a week.

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