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King Mohammed VI orders emergency medical aid to Tunisia

King Mohammed VI has given instructions to send emergency medical aid to Tunisia, which is currently overwhelmed by the Covid-19 health crisis.

Following the worsening of the epidemiological situation in Tunisia, due to a sharp increase in contaminations and deaths linked to Covid-19, the sovereign kindly gave his very high instructions for sending medical aid to urgency to this brother Maghreb country, indicates a press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans living abroad.

The medical aid ordered by King Mohammed VI will consist of two complete and autonomous resuscitation units, with a total capacity of 100 beds, 100 respirators and two oxygen generators with a capacity of 33 m³/hour each, specifies the same source. Planes of the Royal Air Force will transport the aid.

This decision by the Moroccan sovereign is part of the links of active solidarity between the Kingdom of Morocco and the Republic of Tunisia, as well as of the authentic fraternity that unites the two brotherly peoples.

Tunisia is overwhelmed by the explosion of Covid-19 cases. In all, “more than 100 deaths per day” are recorded. Faced with the situation, the country calls for international help. France will place Tunisia on its red list from July 16. This list relates to countries where active circulation of the virus is observed” and requires compelling reasons to get there.

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