Fourteen more confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) were recorded and 28 previous infected cases tested positive on Monday, April 29, from 895 tests carried out, including 108 control tests for former patients.
In a statement Thursday, the Health Ministry added that the overall number of infection cases amounts to 994 out of a total of 22957 tests carried out.
They are broken down as follows: Tunis (223), Ariana (97), Ben Arous (94), Manouba (39), Nabeul (13), Zaghouan (3), Bizerte (25), Beja (3), Jendouba (1), Kef (7), Siliana (3), Sousse (82), Monastir (37), Mahdia (16), Sfax (36), Kairouan (7), Kasserine (9), Sidi Bouzid (5), Gabes (23), Medenine (87), Tataouine (36), Gafsa (44), Tozeur (5) and Kebili (99).
The ministry also specified that 305 patients have recovered and 24 others are currently admitted to ICUs.
The number of patients currently hospitalised (not including those admitted to ICUs) is 66.
A new death from COVID-19 was recorded in Medenine, bringing the tally to 41, broken down as follows: Tunis (7), Ariana (5), Ben Arous (4), Manouba (5), Nabeul (1), Bizerte (1), Kef (1), Sousse (5), Mahdia (1), Sfax (5), Sidi Bouzid (1), Medenine (4) and Tataouine (1).
The ministry has also stated that laboratory tests are mainly carried out on people suspected of having contracted the virus and those who have had contact with confirmed cases.
The Ministry therefore urged citizens to fully respect the law and comply with the measures of isolation and general lockdown across all the regions, to stem the spread of the virus.