Tunisia’s COVID-19 cases rise to 1,087

TUNIS, TUNISIA - 2020/05/11: A health worker seen at the Charles Nicole hospital amid coronavirus crisis Tunisia recorded zero cases on May 10, 2020 so there remains a total of 1,032 infected cases and 45 deaths and 700 recovered from covid-19 disease. (Photo by Jdidi Wassim/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

The Ministry of health in Tunisia on Wednesday announced one more case of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 1,087.

The Ministry also said that 965 patients had recovered from the virus to date.

One more COVID-19 death was also announced, bringing the total deaths in the country to 49.

A 70-year-old woman had passed away on Tuesday in Metlaoui in Gafsa governorate following her infection with COVID-19.

The Tunisian government has imposed strict confinement measures shortly after the announcement of the first coronavirus case on March 2.