October 19, 2021

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Kovid-19: Tunisia Diaspora calls for help

Kovid-19: Tunisia Diaspora calls for help

Health condition qualifies for this Disaster By the Ministry of Health of Tunisia.

As the figures have not been reached since March 2020, the country is now a Will collapse In its hospital capabilities. Today, the official number of cases exceeds 445,000 infected.

The current health situation is catastrophic […] The rate of cases increased sharply. The health system unfortunately collapsedHealth Ministry spokesman Nissaf Ben Alaya said on Thursday.

If we do not unite our efforts, the (health) catastrophe will only get worse.

A quote from:Nissaf Ben Alaya, spokesman for the Ministry of Health

Hospitals overwhelmed by the influx of patients, untreated patients, saturated with a steady influx of corpses, Tunisia is facing an unprecedented health crisis. On social networks, pictures are circulating showing patients on the floor.

The corpses of the victims were rejected by the morgues of the country at their maximum capacity.

Photo: AFP / Fethi Belaïd

The field hospitals established in recent months are no longer adequate: 92% of the population is occupied by resuscitation beds and those in the capital are overcrowded, according to the Tunisian Ministry of Health.

More than 15,000 of the 12 million residents died. The first country in Africa with the lowest number of deaths associated with COVID-19 is Maghreb, the smallest country.

Diaspora called for support for their health system

Tunis on Sunday appealed to Tunisian expatriates set up in France to co-operate with donations to help his country’s health system, which has been affected by the COVID-19 impact.

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Tunisian embassy in France calls on Tunisians living in France […] Actively support the support of health organizations in Tunisia by donating medical and paramedical equipment and supplies – or financially., She adds, on her Facebook page, a list of missing devices.

With the option of chartering a special aircraft for this purpose, the Embassy will work with Tunisia to pilot the fundraising operation, its facility and transport in France as soon as possible., Specifies the press release, emphasizes it Tunisian civil society in France […] Has always been with Tunisians.

In Canada, about 30 citizens gathered in front of Parliament in Ottawa at 1pm, urging the federal government to send a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to Tunisia.

We always have families with deaths, because of what? Because we have no material, Supports the on-the-spot protester.

Canada is already committed Give 13 million doses of vaccines To finance the Kovacs initiative and the purchase of tens of millions of other doses.

With information from Agencies France-Presse and Catherine Morassae