Tunisia-Nissaf Ben Alaya: The closure of Sidi Bouali is possible in this case

Director of the National Observatory of New and Emerging Diseases Nissaf Ben Alaya said the coronavirus has started to spread in he Sidi Bouali region after  17 local contaminations were reported. If horizontal contamination of unknown origin is discovered, protective measures will be stricter, such as the closure of the area.

She insisted on taking protective measures like wearing protective masks, social distancing and enforcing health protocols. A large investigation has started in the region of Sidi Bouali. People in contact with patients are concerned.

Ben Alaya assured that all the cases of contamination recorded in the region have links with the first infected case to return from France. The first cases of contamination have been brought under control. The source of contamination of the second family is now known, she said.

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