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Tunisia’s PM says country has beaten coronavirus

As new infections slow, Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh said Tunisia has achieved a "victory" over the virus.
People leave a train station, as Tunisia relaxes some of its lockdown rules while keeping other restrictions in place, as preventive measures against the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in La Marsa near Tunis, Tunisia May 11, 2020. REUTERS/Angus McDowall - RC2HMG9VLBYJ

Some three months after COVID-19 was first detected in Tunisia, the prime minister says the country has won the battle against the deadly virus. 

"Tunisia has won its fight against the coronavirus disease thanks to the country's national unity," Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh said in an interview with Tunisian channel Attasia, according to news agency Xinhua. “We made efforts and we were able to achieve a victory.” 

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