TUNIS, Tunisia 

Tunisian security forces on Tuesday evening dispersed protesters calling for better quarantine conditions for coronavirus patients, witnesses said. The demonstration was held in the village of al-Qalah — a virus hotspot — in the southern Qibli province.

Witnesses told Anadolu Agency that the protesters were families of COVID-19 patients who demanded that their loved ones be moved to suitable places for quarantine.

Tunisian authorities have allocated university dormitories as quarantine zones for cases that don’t require intensive care in a hospital.

Patients, according to witnesses, were to be moved to one of the dormitories in Sousse city. However,

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