Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Morocco Coronavirus Update September 23rd 6pm

Morocco’s Ministry of Health has confirmed 2,397 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. Today’s figure raises the country’s total number of confirmed infections to 107,743. 

 The country also reported another 2,361 COVID-19 recoveries in the past 24 hours. Morocco’s total number of recovered COVID-19 carriers is now 88,244, with a national recovery rate of 81.9%.

 Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health counted 29 more COVID-19-related fatalities, bringing the death toll to 1,918. The mortality rate remains steady at 1.8%. 

 The number of active COVID-19 cases in Morocco stands at 17,581 as of 6 p.m. on Wednesday, September 23. Morocco counts 281 patients with severe symptoms. Approximately 47 are under artificial respiration. 

 Health authorities in Morocco excluded 21,107 suspected COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. Approximately 2,349,630 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 1,120 new COVID-19 cases and 12 deaths in the past 24 hours. The region has recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases in Morocco and the cities of Casablanca and Mohammedia are currently under strict lockdown measures. 

The Rabat-Sale-Kenitra region confirmed 338 new cases and one death. 

 The region of Marrakech-Safi confirmed 212 new COVID-19 cases and two additional deaths. The Draa-Tafilalet region follows with 155 new cases.

 The region recorded two COVID-19-related deaths. 

 The region of Beni Mellal-Khenifra reported 142 new cases and five additional fatalities. 

The Souss-Massa region confirmed 112 new cases and four fatalities. 

 The region of Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima registered 111 new cases and one death. 

 The Fez-Meknes region confirmed 70 new infections. Fez-Meknes saw two additional fatalities. 

 The regions of the Oriental (72 new cases), Guelmim-Oued Noun (29), Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (22), and Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra (14) did not report any additional fatalities.

 While Morocco mobilizes resources to curb the spread of the virus within its territory, Moroccan scientist Moncef Slaoui, head of the US’ Operation Warp Speed to find a COVID-19 vaccine, said that his team is likely to have a vaccine ready by December. The US could use the vaccine for the elderly and health care workers in January, said the Moroccan scientist, noting that it would be available for all later in January and in February, March, and April

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Morocco Coronavirus Update September 22nd 6pm

Morocco’s Ministry of Health has recorded 2,227 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. This brings the country’s total number of confirmed cases to 105,346. Morocco also reported an additional 1,725 recoveries from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. 

 The total number of recovered COVID-19 carriers now stands at 85,883, with a national recovery rate of 81.5%. Meanwhile, Morocco’s health ministry recorded 34 more COVID-19-related fatalities, bringing the death toll to 1,889. The mortality rate remains at 1.8%. 

 The number of active COVID-19 cases stands at 17,574 as of 6 p.m. on Tuesday, September 22. Morocco counts 277 patients with severe symptoms, including 47 under artificial respiration. 

 The country’s health authorities excluded 21,066 suspected COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. Approximately 2,328,523 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 1,002 new COVID-19 cases and 12 deaths in the past 24 hours. The region has recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases in Morocco and the cities of Casablanca and Mohammedia are currently under strict lockdown measures. 

The Rabat-Sale-Kenitra region confirmed 478 new cases and seven deaths. 

 The Draa-Tafilalet region follows with 165 new cases. The region recorded two COVID-19-related deaths. 

 The region of Souss-Massa confirmed 136 new cases and zero fatalities. 

 The Marrakech-Safi region confirmed 119 new COVID-19 cases and four deaths.  

The region of Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima registered 107 new cases and three deaths. 

 The region of Beni Mellal-Khenifra reported 74 new cases and three additional fatalities. 

The Fez-Meknes region confirmed 57 new infections. Fez-Meknes saw one additional casualty. 

 The Oriental region recorded 33 new cases and two deaths. The three southern regions of Dakhla Oued Eddahab (29 new cases), Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra (16), and Guelmim-Oued Noun (11) did not report any additional fatalities. 

 In order to address the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Morocco, health authorities opted recently for the local lockdown of cities with a major concentration of infections. After imposing stricter measures in Kenitra, Mehdia, and Casablanca, authorities put Mohammedia yesterday under lockdown for a week, which might see an extension if the epidemiological situation worsens. 

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Monday, September 21, 2020

Morocco Coronavirus Update September 21st 6pm

Morocco’s Ministry of Health has recorded 1,376 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. This brings the country’s total number of confirmed cases to 103,119.
Morocco also reported an additional 3,426 recoveries from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. This is the country’s highest daily number of COVID-19 recoveries recorded so far. The total number of recovered COVID-19 carriers now stands at 84,158, with a national recovery rate of 81.6%. 

 Meanwhile, the health ministry recorded 25 more COVID-19-related fatalities, bringing the death toll to 1,855. The mortality rate remains at 1.8%. The number of active COVID-19 cases stands at 17,106 as of 6 p.m. on Monday, September 21. 

 Morocco counts 300 patients with severe symptoms, including 41 under artificial respiration. Moroccan health authorities also excluded 20,085 suspected COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. 

 Approximately 2,307,457 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 495 new COVID-19 cases and 10 deaths in the past 24 hours. The region has recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases in Morocco and the city of Casablanca currently under strict lockdown measures. 

 The Rabat-Sale-Kenitra region confirmed 296 new cases and two deaths.  

The region of Beni Mellal-Khenifra reported 88 new cases and two additional fatalities. 

The Marrakech-Safi region confirmed 86 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths. 

 The Souss-Massa region confirmed 84 new cases and zero fatalities. 

 The region of Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima registered 79 new cases and two deaths. 

 The Draa-Tafilalet region recorded 75 new cases and two deaths. 

 The region of Fez-Meknes also confirmed 75 new infections. The region saw three additional fatalities.

 The Oriental region recorded 74 new cases and one death. 

 The region of Dakhla-Oued Eddahab recorded 22 new COVID-19 cases and one additional death.
 Meanwhile, the southern regions of Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra and Guelmim-Oued Noun region recorded one additional COVID-19 case each and no deaths. 

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Sunday, September 20, 2020

Morocco Coronavirus Update September 20th 6pm

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Saturday, September 19, 2020

Morocco Coronavirus Update September 19th 6pm



Morocco’s Ministry of Health has recorded 2,552 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. This brings the country’s total number of confirmed cases to 99,816.

Morocco also reported an additional 2,318 recoveries from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. 

The total number of recovered COVID-19 patients now stands at 79,008, with a national recovery rate of 79.2%.

Meanwhile, the health ministry recorded 40 more COVID-19 fatalities, bringing the death toll to 1,795. The mortality rate remains at 1.8%.

The number of active COVID-19 cases stands at 19,013 as of 6 p.m. on Saturday, September 19.

Morocco counts 274 patients with severe symptoms, including 39 under artificial respiration.

Moroccan health authorities also excluded 21,322 suspected COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours.

Approximately 2,266,356 suspected COVID-19 cases 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 1,059 new COVID-19 cases and 13 deaths in the past 24 hours. The region has recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases in Morocco.

The Rabat-Sale-Kenitra region confirmed 312 new cases and three deaths.

The Souss-Massa region confirmed 270 new cases and three additional fatalities.

The Marrakech-Safi region confirmed 240 new cases and two deaths.

The region of Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima registered 162 new cases and five deaths.

The Draa-Tafilalet region recorded 160 new cases and three deaths.

The region of Fez-Meknes confirmed 101 new infections and four fatalities.

The Beni Mellal-Khenifra region reported 96 new cases and five deaths.

The Oriental region recorded 62 new cases and two deaths.

The region of Guelmim-Oued Noun recorded 50 new cases and zero fatalities.

The region of Dakhla-Oued Eddahab recorded 22 new COVID-19 cases and one additional death.

The Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra region recorded 18 additional COVID-19 cases and no deaths.




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Friday, September 18, 2020

Morocco Coronavirus Update September 18th 6pm






Morocco’s Ministry of Health has recorded 2,760 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. This brings the country’s total number of confirmed cases to 97,264. This is the highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases that Morocco has recorded in one day. 

 Morocco also reported an additional 1,760 recoveries from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. The total number of recovered COVID-19 patients now stands at 76,690, with a national recovery rate of 78.8%. 

Meanwhile, the health ministry recorded 41 more COVID-19 fatalities, bringing the death toll to 1,755. The mortality rate remains at 1.8%. 

 The number of active COVID-19 cases stands at 18,819 as of 6 p.m. on Friday, September 18. Morocco counts 264 patients with severe symptoms, including 41 under artificial respiration. Moroccan health authorities also excluded 21,033 suspected COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. 

 Approximately 2,245,043 suspected COVID-19 cases 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 1,101 new COVID-19 cases and 11 deaths in the past 24 hours. The region counts the highest number of COVID-19 cases in Morocco. 

 The region of Marrakech-Safi also recorded 11 COVID-19-related deaths in the last 24 hours. The region confirmed 295 new cases. 

 The Rabat-Sale-Kenitra region confirmed 401 new cases and three deaths. 

 The region of Souss-Massa confirmed 169 new cases and four additional fatalities.  

The Beni Mellal-Khenifra region reported 151 new cases and two deaths.

 The region of Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima registered 116 new cases and five fatalities. 

 The Oriental region recorded 115 new COVID-19 cases and one death. The region of Fez-Meknes confirmed 109 new infections and three fatalities. 

 The Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra region recorded 70 additional COVID-19 cases and one death. 

 The regions of Dakhla-Oued Eddahab, Guelmim-Oued Noun, and Draa-Tafilalet confirmed no additional fatalities. However, Dakhla-Oued Eddahab recorded 62 new COVID-19 cases,

Guelmim-Oued Noun confirmed nine, and Draa-Tafilalet reported 162. 

 As part of Morocco’s fight against COVID-19, the Ministry of Health announced today it made 247 deals with 98 different companies to purchase medical supplies, with a budget of $206 million. These include drugs and personal protective equipment. The ministry also reassured Moroccans that the country has sufficient stocks of medicines used in COVID-19 treatment. 

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