Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Morocco Coronavirus Update October 28th 6pm

Morocco’s Ministry of Health recorded 3,985 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. This brings the country’s total number of confirmed infections to 207,718. Morocco also reported another 2,885 COVID-19 recoveries in the last 24 hours. The total number of recovered COVID-19 carriers in Morocco is now 171,591. The national recovery rate is 82.6%.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health counted 61 more COVID-19-related fatalities, bringing the death toll to 3,506. The mortality rate stands at 1.7%. 

 The number of active COVID-19 cases in Morocco is 32,621 as of 6 p.m. on Wednesday, October 28. Morocco counts 781 patients with severe symptoms, including 78 of today’s newly-identified patients. 

Approximately 64 are under intubation, while 451 are under non-invasive ventilation. 

 According to the ministry, the occupancy rate of intensive care beds dedicated to COVID-19 patients rose to 34%.  

Health authorities in Morocco excluded 18,101 suspected COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. Approximately 3,055,126 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 1,876 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, in addition to 16 fatalities. Casablanca-Settat has recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases and fatalities of any region in Morocco.

 The region of Rabat-Sale-Kenitra confirmed 536 new cases. Rabat-Sale-Kenitra also recorded five additional deaths. 

 The Oriental region recorded 451 additional COVID-19 cases and 10 more deaths. 

 The region of Marrakech-Safi confirmed 255 new COVID-19 cases and six more fatalities. 

 The region of Souss-Massa followed in today’s case numbers, recording 230 new cases and six new fatalities. 

 The Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima region confirmed 198 additional COVID-19 cases and eight deaths.

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

 The region of Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra confirmed 84 new COVID-19 cases and one additional death. 

The Draa-Tafilalet region recorded 74 additional COVID-19 cases and two more fatalities. 

 The region of Fez-Meknes confirmed 58 new COVID-19 cases and three new deaths. 

 The regions of Guelmim-Oued Noun (49 new cases) and Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (32 new cases) did not record any COVID-19-related deaths today. 

 The Ministry of Health on Tuesday announced that the average COVID-19 reproduction rate in Morocco currently stands at around 1.08, exceeding the lower-than-1.0 target in 10 of Morocco’s 12 regions. The ministry’s objective is to reduce the rate to below 1.0 in all regions. Abdelkrim Meziane Belfkih, the head of the outpatient illnesses division at the ministry said that all regions in Morocco are deploying efforts to achieve the ministry’s goal. 

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Morocco Coronavirus Update October 27th 6pm

Morocco’s Ministry of Health recorded 3,988 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. This brings the country’s total number of confirmed infections to 203,733.  

Morocco also reported another 2,784 COVID-19 recoveries in the last 24 hours. The total number of recovered COVID-19 carriers in Morocco is now 168,706. The national recovery rate is 82.8%.

 Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health counted 72 more COVID-19-related fatalities, bringing the death toll to 3,445. The mortality rate stands at 1.7%. The number of active COVID-19 cases in Morocco is 31,582 as of 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 27. 

 Morocco counts 766 patients with severe symptoms, including 100 of today’s newly-identified patients. Approximately 56 are under intubation, while 459 are under non-invasive ventilation. According to the ministry, the occupancy rate of intensive care beds dedicated to COVID-19 patients rose to 33.33%.

 Health authorities in Morocco excluded 18,792 suspected COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. Approximately 3,037,025 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 1,925 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 region of Rabat-Sale-Kenitra confirmed 587 new cases. Rabat-Sale-Kenitra also recorded four additional deaths. 

 The Oriental region recorded 422 additional COVID-19 cases and 10 more deaths.  

The region of Souss-Massa followed in today’s case numbers, recording 288 new cases and nine new fatalities. 

The Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima region confirmed 245 new COVID-19 cases and four deaths. 

 The region of Marrakech-Safi confirmed 154 new COVID-19 cases and seven more fatalities. 

 The Beni Mellal-Khenifra region reported 125 new cases and seven additional fatalities. 

 The region of Fez-Meknes confirmed 70 new COVID-19 cases and four new deaths.  

The region of Draa-Tafilalet recorded 60 additional COVID-19 cases and two more fatalities. 

 The Guelmim-Oued Noun region confirmed 50 new COVID-19 cases and two additional deaths. 

 The regions of Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra (55 new cases) and Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (7 new cases) did not record any COVID-19-related deaths today. 

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Monday, October 26, 2020

Morocco Coronavirus Update October 26th 6pm

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Sunday, October 25, 2020

Morocco Coronavirus Update October 25th 6pm

Morocco’s Ministry of Health recorded 3,020 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the country’s total confirmed cases to 197,481. Active cases stand at 30,985 and 743 patients are in severe or critical condition. 

 The ministry also announced 46 new deaths and 2,823 recoveries. Morocco’s COVID-19-related death toll is 3,301, while 163,195 people have recovered from the virus. The country’s fatality rate is 1.7% while the recovery rate is 82.6%. 

 Since March 2, labs throughout the country have conducted more than 3.19 million tests for COVID-19. Of this sum, more than three million came back negative. In the past 24 hours, labs produced 18,348 negative COVID-19 tests.

 Morocco’s COVID-19 cases by region 

Casablanca-Settat maintained its usual lead, confirming 1,090 cases and seven deaths on Sunday. The majority of cases (690) emerged in the city of Casablanca, Morocco’s economic capital, followed by Mohammedia (103) and Settat (82). Casablanca also recorded six deaths; the remaining death was in El Jadida. 

 Rabat-Sale-Kenitra followed with 726 new cases and 10 deaths in 24 hours. The majority of the new cases were in Skhirat-Temara (170), Sale (163), Kenitra (151), and Rabat (80). 

 The Oriental confirmed 270 cases, a relatively high figure for the eastern Moroccan region, as well as seven deaths. Oujda-Angad accounted for 125 of the new cases. 

 Souss-Massa, home to the tourist hub Agadir, confirmed 227 new cases and two deaths. Most of the cases (108) were in Agadir-Ida Ou Tanane. 

 The Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima region counted 216 new cases and three deaths. Tetouan accounted for 80 of the new cases. 

 In Marrakech-Safi, health authorities recorded 148 cases of COVID-19 and four deaths. The city of Marrakech accounted for the vast majority of cases (112) while the remaining cities in the region each recorded fewer than 20. 

 Beni Mellal-Khenifra, central Morocco, reported 106 new COVID-19 cases and five deaths. 

The Draa-Tafilalet region closely followed with 105 cases and three deaths. 

 Morocco’s southern regions, as well as Fez-Meknes, each recorded fewer than 100 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday. Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra counted 54 cases and one death and Guelmim-Oued Noun reported 35 cases and no deaths. 

 Fez-Meknes reported even fewer, totaling 33 new cases in what is likely a welcome change for the formerly hard-hit region. However, the region recorded four deaths. 

 Dakhla-Oued Ed Dahab reported only 10 new cases and no deaths. 

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Saturday, October 24, 2020

Morocco Coronavirus Update October 24th 6pm

Morocco’s Ministry of Health recorded 4,045 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. This brings the country’s total number of confirmed infections to 194,461. This is the second highest number of COVID-19 cases ever-recorded in one day in Morocco. The highest number was that of October 22, with 4,151 cases. 

 Morocco also reported another 3,197 COVID-19 recoveries in the last 24 hours. The total number of recovered COVID-19 carriers in Morocco is now 160,372. The national recovery rate is 82.5%.

 Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health counted 50 more COVID-19-related fatalities, bringing the death toll to 3,255. The mortality rate stands at 1.7%. 

 The number of active COVID-19 cases in Morocco is 30,036 as of 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 24. Morocco counts 699 patients with severe symptoms, including 43 of today’s newly-identified patients. Approximately 42 are under intubation, while 369 are under non-invasive ventilation. 

 According to the ministry, the occupancy rate of intensive care beds dedicated to COVID-19 patients rose to reach 30.4%. 

 Health authorities in Morocco excluded 18,733 suspected COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. Approximately 2,981,788 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 2,128 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 Rabat-Sale-Kenitra region confirmed 470 new cases. Rabat-Sale-Kenitra also recorded nine additional deaths. 

 The Oriental region recorded 448 additional COVID-19 cases and three more deaths. 

 The region of Souss-Massa followed in today’s case numbers, recording 200 new cases and three new fatalities. 

 The Marrakech-Safi region confirmed 193 new COVID-19 cases and four additional deaths. 

The Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima region confirmed 191 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths. 

 The region of Beni Mellal-Khenifra reported 150 new cases and four more fatalities.  

The region of Draa-Tafilalet recorded 82 additional COVID-19 cases and one more fatality.

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

 The region of Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra confirmed 48 new COVID-19 cases and one additional death. 

The regions of Guelmim-Oued Noun (39 new cases) and Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (19) did not record any new COVID-19-related deaths today. 

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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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