COVID-19: Egypt donates Tunisia 12 tons of medical equipment, supplies

Egypt Thursday sent to Tunisia a shipment of medical equipment valued at 12 tons to support the North African country in its efforts to fight the ongoing global pandemic.

An aircraft of the Egyptian armed forced landed at El Aouina military base, near capital Tunis, with the donation. There are no details on the equipment but Egyptian sources say they will back Tunisia’s efforts in keeping the pandemic at a bay.

Tunisia is struggling to contain contaminations after more than 50 days into the vaccination program.

Wednesday the health ministry reported 1,410 new cases and 86 deaths linked to the pandemic. The new data bring total contaminations to 317,010 since the report of the first Case in February. The death toll stands at 11,208. 272,505 people have recovered from the respiratory disease.


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