Nurses clad in PPE (personal protective equipment) tend to an intubated COVID-19 coronavirus disease patient in an intensive care unit (ICU) at a hospital in the town of Gabes in Tunisia's southwestern governorate of the same name on August 26, 2020. - The novel coronavirus outbreak in Tunisia, which had been contained by imposing strict measures early on, has seen a spike in cases since reopening borders in late June. It has put the spotlight on struggling health services in the southeast, with residents and doctors decrying a lack of equipment and medics in El-Hamma, some 500 kilometres (around 310 miles) south of the capital, making it one of the national virus epicentres. (Photo by FETHI BELAID / AFP)

Le ministère de la Santé a annoncé dans son bulletin quotidien que 21 nouveaux décès et 1062 nouvelles contaminations par le coronavirus ont été enregistrés le 15 août 2021 à l’issue la publication des résultats de 4957 analyses de laboratoire.

Le taux de positivité continu de baisser, il est désormais de 21,38%.