Kais Saied’s First Big Test

Tunisian factory workers in self-imposed isolation to guarantee
their ability to make more masks (CONSOMED/AFP)

COVID-19 is first and foremost a human tragedy. It has dramatically impacted the lives of millions of people across the globe. Its long-term implications have yet to be seen, but the pandemic has certainly reshaped social norms in an alarming magnitude. In the case of Tunisia, where coronavirus cases have increased by 50 percent in the past week alone, the COVID-19 pandemic will prove to be the first major test for its newly elected…