WORLD Tunisia imposes 7-day lockdown to contain COVID-19 spread

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Tunisia imposes 7-day lockdown to contain COVID-19 spread

Xinhua

22:17, May 07, 2021

People shop in downtown Tunis, Tunisia, on May 7, 2021. Tunisia decided on Friday to impose a general lockdown for a period of seven days starting from May 9 to May 16 to contain the rapid spread of COVID-19 in the country. A curfew will also be imposed throughout the country from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. local time, announced by Tunisian Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi at a press conference held at the government's headquarters. (Photos: Xinhua)

People shop in downtown Tunis, Tunisia, on May 7, 2021. Tunisia decided on Friday to impose a general lockdown for a period of seven days starting from May 9 to May 16 to contain the rapid spread of COVID-19 in the country. A curfew will also be imposed throughout the country from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. local time, announced by Tunisian Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi at a press conference held at the government's headquarters.

People shop in downtown Tunis, Tunisia, on May 7, 2021. Tunisia decided on Friday to impose a general lockdown for a period of seven days starting from May 9 to May 16 to contain the rapid spread of COVID-19 in the country. A curfew will also be imposed throughout the country from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. local time, announced by Tunisian Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi at a press conference held at the government's headquarters.

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