TUNIS, 23 December 2020 – Tunisian authorities say they will extend the nightly curfew countrywide until mid-January 2021.
The extension was announced Tuesday night heeding a recommendation made by Tunisia’s COVID-19 Scientific Committee.
More than 120,000 positive COVID cases have been recorded since March 2020 in Tunisia.
Tunisian officials estimate that the death rate is averaging more than 40 a day in the country.
Hospital space is fast running out with 77 percent of ICU beds across the country fully occupied as of Tuesday night.