Tunisia to REOPEN Economy in Stages…
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UPDATE: Tunisia to reopen economy in stages…
Key Article INSIGHT: The lockdown will begin to be eased on May 4. Further easing after May 11 will include clothing shops and malls, said Lobna Jribi, the minister in charge of major projects.
Stage 1 – May 4th- “Essential Workers + Supporting elements”
What you need to know: On May 4th, a gradual lifting of the confinement measures will take place. The confinement measures will vary slightly from region to region and includes essential workers and workers in supporting ministries & industries.
Stage 2- May 11th “General Public” Re-open
This stage will include the general public including clothing shops, coffee shops and open markets.
Important to NOTE: The Tunisian government will provide further detail about the new measures before May 4th.
Security INSIGHT: The lockdown, according to Health Minister Abdelatif el-Makki has stopped 25,000 cases of the virus and 1,000 deaths. Tunisia, has about 500 intensive care beds, has confirmed fewer than 1,000 cases in all.
Travel: At the time of this writing both the U.S. and UK embassies advises against all but essential international travel.
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