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Tunisia Detects First Cases of British Coronavirus Variant

Tunisia Detects First Cases of British Coronavirus Variant

Tuesday, 2 March, 2021 - 18:45
A woman wearing a face mask due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic walks between the rails of the Tunis Metro in the center of the capital Tunis. (Getty Images)

Tunisia has recorded its first cases of a highly contagious variant of the coronavirus first identified in Britain, the health ministry said on Tuesday.


The ministry did not give further details.


Tunisia has reported 233,669 infections, 8,022 deaths and 198,778 recoveries.


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