Tunisia reports 2,166 new COVID-19 cases, 177,231 in total

By EAyten

TUNIS, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- Tunisian Health Ministry on Saturday night reported 2,166 new COVID-19 cases, raising the total number of infections to 177,231.

The death toll from the virus rose by 88 to 5,616 in the North African country, it said in a statement.

The number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients reached 1,921 and a total of 746,580 lab tests have been carried out so far, according to the data issued by the ministry.

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