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School Back in Session for Children in Tunisia

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Back to school for children in Tunisia on September 15, following the approval of the health protocol by the Tunisian scientific committee for the fight against coronavirus — which calls for the application of social distancing between pupils and the mandatory mask-wearing only for teachers and educational staff as children are at less risk of infection.

The Tunisian government imposed strict coronavirus-prevention restrictions shortly after detecting the first national case on March 2nd and health official, Habib Guedira, explained that this protocol is a preventive measure in areas seeing a rise in cases — with the national confirmed caseload now at just over 7,000 with just over 2000 recoveries and 117 fatalities.

In order to help in its fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, the nation has received several batches of medical aid from the Chinese government, Chinese foundations and other companies since late March.

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