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Tunisia received 6 million doses of vaccine as donations- president

TUNIS, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Tunisian President Kais Saied said on Monday that his country has received six million doses of the coronavirus vaccine as donations from friendly countries, as Tunisia struggles to stop the rapid spread of COVID-19.

Saied said that Tunisia’s vaccination rate will be accelerated. The number of deaths due to the pandemic has exceeded 20,000 in Tunisia.

Reporting by Tarek Amara; Editing by Leslie Adler
IMAGE: Tunisia’s President Kais Saied at the Elysee Palace in Paris

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