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(Tunisia/Pandemic) Tunisia health minister sacked as COVID-19 cases surge (Al Jazeera)

Al Jazeera writes: Tunisia’s Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi has sacked Health Minister Faouzi Mehdi amid spiralling coronavirus cases in the North African country. The ministry said earlier this month that Tunisia’s health system had “collapsed” under the weight of the pandemic, which has caused more than 17,000 deaths in a population of about 12 million.

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