In Manouba, Tunisia, six contaminations by an unidentified strain were detected on April 20, announces the regional health directorate. Sequencing of the virus has shown that it is an unidentified strain, explained the regional health director cited by TAP.
The minister reported a clear deterioration in the situation, reiterating his appeal to Tunisians to respect preventive measures against the coronavirus. According to the minister’s statements, the South African variant is very present in Libya. “The PCR tests carried out at border crossings on an ongoing basis are due to the spread of the South African variant in Libya,” he explained.