Friday, October 23, 2020

Morocco Coronavirus Update October 23rd 6pm

Morocco’s Ministry of Health recorded 3,685 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. This brings the country’s total number of confirmed infections to 190,416.
Morocco also reported another 2,694 COVID-19 recoveries in the last 24 hours. The total number of recovered COVID-19 carriers in Morocco is now 157,175. The national recovery rate is 82.5%.

 Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health counted 73 more COVID-19-related fatalities, bringing the death toll to 3,205. The mortality rate stands at 1.7%. This is the highest number of COVID-19-related deaths that Morocco has recorded in any single day. 

 The number of active COVID-19 cases in Morocco is 30,036 as of 6 p.m. on Friday, October 23. Morocco counts 699 patients with severe symptoms, including 60 of today’s newly-identified patients. Approximately 45 are under intubation, while 310 are under non-invasive ventilation. The ministry said that the occupancy rate of intensive care beds dedicated to COVID-19 patients rose to reach 30.4%. Health authorities in Morocco excluded 19,020 suspected COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours.

 Approximately 2,963,055 suspected COVID-19 carriers have tested negative for the virus since the pandemic broke out in Morocco on March 2. 

COVID-19’s geographic distribution throughout Morocco 

 Health authorities in the Casablanca-Settat region confirmed 1,673 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, in addition to 23 fatalities. Casablanca-Settat has recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases and fatalities of any region in Morocco.  

The Rabat-Sale-Kenitra region confirmed 500 new cases. Rabat-Sale-Kenitra also recorded 14 additional deaths. 

 The Oriental region recorded 347 additional COVID-19 cases and nine more deaths. 

The region of Souss-Massa followed in today’s case numbers, recording 295 new cases and six new fatalities. 

The Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima region confirmed 239 new COVID-19 cases and four deaths. 

 The region of Beni Mellal-Khenifra reported 210 new cases and seven more fatalities. 

The Marrakech-Safi region confirmed 142 new COVID-19 cases and three additional deaths. 

 The region of Fez-Meknes confirmed 91 new COVID-19 cases and five new deaths. 

The region of Draa-Tafilalet recorded 78 additional COVID-19 cases and one more fatality. 

 The region of Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra confirmed 62 new COVID-19 cases and one additional death.

 The regions of Guelmim-Oued Noun (30 new cases) and Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (18) did not record any new COVID-19-related deaths today. 

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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Morocco Coronavirus Update October 22nd 6pm

Morocco’s Ministry of Health recorded 4,151 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. This brings the country’s total number of confirmed infections to 186,731. This is the highest number of COVID-19 infections Morocco has confirmed in a single day. 

The second highest number was that of October 17, with 3,763. Morocco also reported another 2,847 COVID-19 recoveries in the last 24 hours. The total number of recovered COVID-19 carriers in Morocco is now 154,481. The national recovery rate is 82.7%. 

 Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health counted 53 more COVID-19-related fatalities, bringing the death toll to 3,132. The mortality rate stands at 1.7%. The number of active COVID-19 cases in Morocco is 29,118 as of 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 22. 

 Morocco counts 652 patients with severe symptoms, including 57 of today’s newly-identified patients. Approximately 43 are under intubation, while 363 are under non-invasive ventilation. The ministry said that the occupancy rate of intensive care beds dedicated to COVID-19 patients is currently at 28.4%. Health authorities in Morocco excluded 19,185 suspected COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. Approximately 2,944,035 suspected COVID-19 carriers have tested negative for the virus since the pandemic broke out in Morocco on March 2. 

 COVID-19’s geographic distribution throughout Morocco 

Health authorities in the Casablanca-Settat region confirmed 2,011 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, in addition to 20 fatalities. Casablanca-Settat has recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases and fatalities of any region in Morocco. 

 The Oriental region recorded 565 additional COVID-19 cases and five more deaths.  

The Rabat-Sale-Kenitra region confirmed 496 new cases. Rabat-Sale-Kenitra also recorded five additional deaths.  

The region of Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima confirmed 248 new COVID-19 cases and one death. 

 The Marrakech-Safi region confirmed 245 new COVID-19 cases and six additional deaths. 

 The region of Souss-Massa followed in today’s case numbers, recording 213 new cases and three new fatalities. 

 The region of Beni Mellal-Khenifra reported 95 new cases and six more fatalities.  

The region of Fez-Meknes confirmed 87 new COVID-19 cases and five new deaths. 

 The region of Guelmim-Oued Noun recorded 58 new COVID-19 cases and two more fatalities. 

 The regions of Draa-Tafilalet (98 new cases), Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra (29) and Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (6) did not record any new COVID-19-related deaths today.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Morocco Coronavirus Update October 21st 6pm

Morocco’s Ministry of Health recorded 3,577 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. This brings the country’s total number of confirmed infections to 182,580.  

Morocco also reported another 2,796 COVID-19 recoveries in the last 24 hours. The total number of recovered COVID-19 carriers in Morocco is now 151,634. The national recovery rate is 83.1%.

 Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health counted 52 more COVID-19-related fatalities, bringing the death toll to 3,079. The mortality rate stands at 1.7%. 

 The number of active COVID-19 cases in Morocco stands at 27,867 as of 6 p.m. on Wednesday, October 21. Morocco counts 625 patients with severe symptoms, including 102 of today’s newly-identified patients. Approximately 47 are under intubation, while 289 are under non-invasive ventilation. 

 The ministry said that the occupancy rate of intensive care beds dedicated to COVID-19 patients is currently at 27.2%. 

 Health authorities in Morocco excluded 19,325 suspected COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. Approximately 2,924,850 suspected COVID-19 carriers have tested negative for the virus since the pandemic broke out in Morocco on March 2. 

 COVID-19’s geographic distribution throughout Morocco 

Health authorities in the Casablanca-Settat region confirmed 1,798 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, in addition to nine fatalities. Casablanca-Settat has recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases and fatalities of any region in Morocco. 

 The Rabat-Sale-Kenitra region confirmed 379 new cases. Rabat-Sale-Kenitra also recorded 12 additional deaths. 

 The region of Souss-Massa followed in today’s case numbers, recording 318 new cases and five new fatalities. 

 The region of Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima confirmed 260 new COVID-19 cases and four fatalities. 

 The Oriental region recorded 248 additional COVID-19 cases and 10 more deaths. 

 The region of Beni Mellal-Khenifra reported 207 new cases and five more fatalities. 

 The Marrakech-Safi region confirmed 165 new COVID-19 cases and two additional deaths.

 The region of Fez-Meknes confirmed 49 new COVID-19 cases and five new deaths. 

The regions of Draa-Tafilalet (74 new cases), Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra (45), Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (20) and Guelmim-Oued Noun (14) did not report any additional COVID-19-related deaths. 

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Morocco Coronavirus Update October 20th 6pm

Morocco’s Ministry of Health recorded 3,254 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. This brings the country’s total number of confirmed infections to 179,003.  

Morocco also reported another 2,417 COVID-19 recoveries in the last 24 hours. The total number of recovered COVID-19 carriers in Morocco is now 148,838. The national recovery rate is 83.1%.

 Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health counted 51 more COVID-19-related fatalities, bringing the death toll to 3,027. The mortality rate stands at 1.7%. The number of active COVID-19 cases in Morocco stands at 27,138 as of 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 20. Morocco counts 592 patients with severe symptoms, including 97 of today’s newly-identified patients. Approximately 58 are under intubation, while 243 are under non-invasive ventilation. 

 The ministry said that the occupancy rate of intensive care beds dedicated to COVID-19 patients is currently at 26%. Health authorities in Morocco excluded 20,055 suspected COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. Approximately 2,905,525 suspected COVID-19 carriers have tested negative for the virus since the pandemic broke out in Morocco on March 2. 

 COVID-19’s geographic distribution throughout Morocco 

Health authorities in the Casablanca-Settat region confirmed 1,559 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, in addition to 20 fatalities. Casablanca-Settat has recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases and fatalities of any region in Morocco.  

The Oriental region registered 384 new cases and five COVID-19-related deaths. 

 The Rabat-Sale-Kenitra region confirmed 326 new cases. Rabat-Sale-Kenitra also recorded five additional deaths. 

 The region of Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima confirmed 202 new COVID-19 cases and seven fatalities. 

 The Marrakech-Safi region confirmed 175 new COVID-19 cases and six additional deaths. 

 The region of Souss-Massa followed in today’s case numbers, recording 148 new cases and two new fatalities. 

 The Beni Mellal-Khenifra region reported 140 new cases and four more fatalities. 

The region of Draa-Tafilalet confirmed 80 additional cases and one more death. 

 The region of Fez-Meknes confirmed 62 new COVID-19 cases and one new death. 

 The regions of Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra (95 new cases), Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (46), and Guelmim-Oued Noun (37) did not confirm any COVID-19 related fatalities today. 

 As COVID-19 can spread in hospitals where medical staff interact with carriers during the day, nurses endure daily risks. According to Morocco’s health technicians and nurses movement, the Ministry of Health has recorded more than 200 COVID-19 cases among nurses, while the movement says the number of COVID-19 carriers among them actually reached 825. This inconsistency in reporting led the group to inform Moroccans about their concerns and threaten to protest. 

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Monday, October 19, 2020

Morocco Coronavirus Update October 19th 6pm

Morocco’s Ministry of Health recorded 2,117 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. This brings the country’s total number of confirmed infections to 175,749. Morocco also reported another 2,449 COVID-19 recoveries in the past 24 hours. Morocco’s total number of recovered COVID-19 carriers is now 146,421. The national recovery rate is 83.3%.
 Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health counted 48 more COVID-19-related fatalities, bringing the death toll to 2,976. The mortality rate is now 1.7%. The number of active COVID-19 cases in Morocco stands at 26,352 as of 6 p.m. on Monday, October 19. Morocco counts 539 patients with severe symptoms, including 48 of today’s newly-identified patients. Approximately 64 are under artificial respiration. 

 The ministry said that the occupancy rate of intensive care beds dedicated to COVID-19 patients is currently at 26.5%. Health authorities in Morocco excluded 18,921 suspected COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. Approximately 2,885,470 suspected COVID-19 carriers have tested negative for the virus since the pandemic broke out in Morocco on March 2. 

 COVID-19’s geographic distribution throughout Morocco

Health authorities in the Casablanca-Settat region confirmed 651 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, in addition to 17 fatalities. Casablanca-Settat has recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases and fatalities of any region in Morocco.  

The Oriental region registered 474 new cases and 12 COVID-19-related deaths. 

 The Rabat-Sale-Kenitra region confirmed 356 new cases. Rabat-Sale-Kenitra also recorded three additional deaths. 

 The region of Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima confirmed 162 new COVID-19 cases and three deaths. 

 The Beni Mellal-Khenifra region reported 117 new cases and two more fatalities. 

The region of Souss-Massa followed in today’s case numbers, recording 92 new cases and two new fatalities. 

 The Marrakech-Safi region confirmed 94 new COVID-19 cases and two additional deaths. 

 The region of Draa-Tafilalet confirmed 89 additional cases and four more deaths.  

The region of Fez-Meknes confirmed 77 new COVID-19 cases and two more deaths. 

 The region of Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra confirmed no new COVID-19 cases. However, it did witness one COVID-19-related fatality. 

 The region of Dakhla Oued Eddahab recorded five new cases and zero deaths. The Guelmim-Oued Noun region did not report any new cases or COVID-19-related deaths today. 

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Sunday, October 18, 2020

Morocco Coronavirus Update October 18th 6pm

Morocco’s Ministry of Health confirmed Sunday 2,721 new cases of COVID-19. Since March 2, the country has confirmed a total of 173,632 cases. The country currently counts 26,732 active cases, including 534 patients in severe or critical condition.
In the past 24 hours, 32 new severe cases emerged. The ministry also reported 50 deaths and 2,591 recoveries on Sunday. Morocco’s COVID-19-related death toll is 2,928. 

Meanwhile, 143,972 patients have recovered from the virus. The fatality rate is 1.7% while the recovery rate is 82.9%. Since March, labs throughout the country have processed more than 3.04 million COVID-19 tests. Of this sum, nearly 2.87 have been negative. 

In the past 24 hours, labs delivered 19,972 negative test results. 

 The geographical distribution of Morocco’s COVID-19 cases 

Casablanca-Settat continues to record more than 1,000 new cases of COVID-19 every day, making it Morocco’s most-infected region. 

On Sunday, the region reported 1,221 new cases and 16 deaths, according to the health ministry. The city of Casablanca accounted for 918 cases and 12 deaths, while Mohammedia recorded 102 cases and two deaths. 

 Rabat-Sale-Kenitra reported the second-highest number of new COVID-19 cases in Morocco, 408. The region also counted three deaths, with one each in Kenitra, Rabat, and Khemisset. Kenitra recorded the majority of the region’s new cases (111), followed by Sale (92) and Rabat (56). 

 The Souss-Massa region confirmed 207 new cases and three deaths. Agadir-Ida Ou Tanane recorded 115 cases but no deaths. Two deaths appeared in Inezgane-Ait Melloul (35 cases) and one in Taroudant (29 cases). 

 The Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima region was once the second most-infected in Morocco, but has now drastically reduced the number of daily new cases. On Sunday, the northern region counted 185 cases and two deaths. The majority (68) of the cases and one death were in Tetouan; Larache reported the region’s second death as well as 21 cases. 

 In eastern Morocco, the Oriental region recorded 148 new cases and six deaths related to COVID-19. Five of the deaths were in Ouja-Angad, along with 86 cases. The remaining death was in Nador, but the city did not report any new cases. 

 Beni-Mellal Khenifra registered 135 new cases and six deaths in the cities of Beni Mellal (49 cases, 3 deaths), Khourbiga (33 cases, 2 deaths), Fqih Ben Saleh (25 cases), Azilal (22 cases, 1 death), and Khenifra (6 cases). 

 The Draa-Tafilalet region counted 131 new cases and one death. The majority of the cases are in Errachidia (69). 

 Marrakech-Safi reported 129 new cases and six new deaths. The region was once among the hardest-hit in Morocco, but it has seen far lower daily COVID-19 cases than previous months. 

 Fez-Meknes, another region in Morocco that was once hard-hit, reported 72 cases and six deaths.

 Following their usual pattern, Morocco’s three southernmost regions each recorded fewer than 100 new cases. Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra (63 cases, one death), Guelmim-Oued Noun (17 cases, no deaths), and Dakhla-Oued Ed Dahab (5 cases, no deaths) often report very few COVID-19 cases compared to Morocco’s other regions. 

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Saturday, October 17, 2020

Morocco Coronavirus Update October 17th 6pm

Morocco’s Ministry of Health recorded 3,763 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. This brings the country’s total number of confirmed infections to 170,911. This is the highest number of COVID-19 infections that the Ministry of Health has recorded in a single day since the onset of the pandemic. 

The country’s previous daily record was that of Yesterday with 3,498 new cases. The country also reported another 2,392 COVID-19 recoveries in the past 24 hours. Morocco’s total number of recovered COVID-19 carriers is now 141,381. The national recovery rate is 82.7%. 

 Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health counted 60 more COVID-19-related fatalities, bringing the death toll to 2,878. The mortality rate is now 1.7%. This is the highest number of COVID-19-related deaths in 24 hours. 

 The number of active COVID-19 cases in Morocco stands at 26,652 as of 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 17. Morocco counts 523 patients with severe symptoms, including 38 of today’s newly-identified patients. Approximately 52 are under artificial respiration. The ministry said that the occupancy rate of intensive care beds dedicated to COVID-19 patients is currently at 26%. 

 Health authorities in Morocco excluded 20,237 suspected COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. Approximately 2,846,577 suspected COVID-19 carriers have tested negative for the virus since the pandemic broke out in Morocco on March 2. 

 COVID-19’s geographic distribution throughout Morocco 

Health authorities in the Casablanca-Settat region confirmed 1,809 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, in addition to 30 fatalities. Casablanca-Settat has recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases and fatalities of any region in Morocco.  

The Rabat-Sale-Kenitra region confirmed 475 new cases. Rabat-Sale-Kenitra also recorded six additional deaths. 

 The Oriental region registered 358 new cases and six COVID-19-related deaths. 

The region of Souss-Massa followed in today’s case numbers, recording 265 new cases and two new fatalities. 

 The region of Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima confirmed 261 new COVID-19 cases and four deaths. 

 The Beni Mellal-Khenifra region reported 189 new cases and five more fatalities. 

 The Marrakech-Safi region confirmed 178 new COVID-19 cases and two additional deaths. 

 The region of Draa-Tafilalet confirmed 77 new COVID-19 cases and one additional death.

 The region of Fez-Meknes confirmed 62 new COVID-19 cases and four more deaths. 

 Meanwhile, the regions of Guelmim-Oued Noun (43 new cases), Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra (41) and Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (5) recorded no new fatalities. 

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