WHO reaffirms its support to Tunisia’s efforts to contain COVID-19

World Health Organisation (WHO) Representative in Tunisia, Yves Souteyrand, on Monday, expressed the support of the organisation and the United Nations in general to Tunisia’s efforts contain the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), a statement of the Presidency of the Republic reads. Souteyrand voiced the organisation’s commitment to providing all possible assistance for health care to Tunisians and protect them from the coronavirus pandemic, as he met Monday with President Kais Saied. Saied and Souteyrand discussed the global health crisis of the COVID-19, the latest updates and possible solutions.…

Tui suspends operations due to coronavirus

Tui has announced it is suspending a vast amount of its operations due to coronavirus, Oxford Mail reported. Flights to destinations such as Spain, Cyprus, Malta and Tunisia have been impacted, the same source said. The travel group said in a statement this morning: “In this rapidly changing environment the safety and welfare of our guests and employees worldwide remains of paramount importance and thus Tui Group has decided, in line with government guidelines, to suspend the vast majority of all travel operations until further notice, including package travel, cruises…

Tunisian land border with Libya closed says Transport Minister

The Tunisian land border with Libya has been closed due to the COVID19, Transport Minister Anouar Maarouf said on Monday. Besides, he inspected Monday morning the implementation of measures to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus in the metro stations and Tunis marine TGM trains station. Tunisia, which has confirmed 20 cases of the coronavirus, has imposed restrictions on flights with some European countries and stopped sea travel. Last Saturday, Anouar Maarouf said at a press conference necessary measures will be taken to repatriate Tunisian nationals stranded abroad. The number…