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Tunisia receives medical aid from Switzerland and Italy to combat the Corona pandemic

The port of Rades in Tunisia received, on Friday, the first batch of Italian medical aid to support Tunisia's efforts to combat the Corona virus.


And the Italian government announced, on Thursday evening, that it would send 25 tons of medical aid and health supplies to support Tunisia’s efforts to confront the Corona pandemic.


The Italian embassy in Tunisia had said yesterday in a statement that there are 4 other ships carrying medical aid that will arrive in Tunisia during the next few days.


Today, Tunisia received medical aid from Switzerland on board a military plane.


The Swiss embassy in Tunisia said, in a statement issued on Friday, that the Swiss medical aid to Tunisia included oxygen concentrators and respirators.


The embassy also stated that this aid comes as part of a support program set up by Switzerland for Tunisia in 2020 to confront the Corona pandemic.