Tunisia President Kais Saied

Tunisia has recorded sixth confirmed case of the deadly coronavirus disease, the country’s health ministry announced on Tuesday.

According to Xinhua, head of Primary Health Care Department at the Ministry of Health, Chokri Hamouda, said 44 tests were carried out on Tuesday and one was identified positive for the virus.

The ministry informed that the new case was detected in the district of Boumerdes in the province of Mahdia on the east coast of Tunisia.

The sixth case is said to be a relative of the second case, a 65-year-old Tunisian who returned from Italy and had also infected his wife.