Thursday, November 26, 2020

Morocco Coronavirus Update November 26th 6pm

Morocco’s Ministry of Health confirmed 4,178 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. The country’s total number of confirmed cases stands at 340,684 as of Thursday, November 26, at 6 p.m. 
 Moroccan health authorities also announced 5,312 recoveries and 80 coronavirus-related deaths. The total number of recoveries in the country reached 289,808, while the number of fatalities stands at 5,619. The figures represent an 85.1% national recovery rate and a 1.6% fatality rate. 

 Morocco currently counts 45,257 active COVID-19 cases, including 1,041 carriers who are suffering severe or critical symptoms. Of all patients in severe or critical condition, 88 are under intubation and 430 are under non-invasive ventilation. Moroccan laboratories excluded 17,250 suspected COVID-19 infections in the past 24 hours. 

Since the start of the domestic outbreak in March, 3,535,246 tests for COVID-19 on suspected cases have come back negative. 

 The Casablanca-Settat region continues to record the highest number of daily COVID-19 cases in Morocco. In the past 24 hours, health authorities in the region confirmed 1,473 new infections and 16 coronavirus-related deaths. 

 Rabat-Sale-Kenitra witnessed the second-largest number of new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, with 778 infections, followed by Souss-Massa (424 new cases), 

Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima (388), Marrakech-Safi (348), and the Oriental region (308). 

 The regions of Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra (120 new cases), Guelmim-Oued Noun (103), Fez-Meknes (89), Draa-Tafilalet (65), Beni Mellal-Khenifra (56), and Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (26) remain relatively less affected by the pandemic. In terms of cities, Casablanca is the most affected in the country. Morocco’s largest city recorded 1,190 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. 

 Skhirat-Temara comes second by the number of new cases, with 265 COVID-19 infections, followed by Agadir-Ida Outanane (210 new cases), Sale (198), Marrakech (197), and Tangier-Asilah (153). Oujda-Angad (116 new cases), Tetouan (111), and Laayoune (111) also recorded more than 100 new COVID-19 cases each in the past 24 hours. 

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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Morocco Coronavirus Update November 25th 6pm



Morocco’s Ministry of Health recorded 4,979 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. This brings the country’s total number of confirmed infections to 336,506.  

Morocco also reported another 5,220 COVID-19 recoveries in the last 24 hours. The total number of recovered COVID-19 carriers in Morocco is now 284,496. The national recovery rate rose marginally to 84.5%. 

 Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health counted 70 more COVID-19-related fatalities, bringing the death toll to 5,539. The mortality rate remains steady at 1.6%. 

 The number of active COVID-19 cases in Morocco is 46,471 as of 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25. Morocco counts 1,023 patients with severe symptoms, including 119 of today’s newly-identified patients. Approximately 97 are under intubation, while 463 are under non-invasive ventilation. Health authorities in Morocco excluded 15,974 suspected COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. Approximately 3,517,996 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 1,889 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, in addition to 22 fatalities. Casablanca-Settat has recorded the highest number of COVID-19 infections and fatalities of any region in Morocco. 

 The Rabat-Sale-Kenitra region confirmed 818 new cases. Rabat-Sale-Kenitra also recorded four additional deaths.  

The Souss-Massa region reported 521 new COVID-19 cases and four more fatalities. 

 The region of Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima followed in today’s case numbers, reporting 456 new cases and 12 new deaths. 

 The Marrakech-Safi region confirmed 355 new COVID-19 cases and six additional fatalities. 

 The Oriental region confirmed 312 new cases and six more deaths. 

 The region of Guelmim-Oued Noun confirmed 143 additional COVID-19 cases and one additional death. 

The Beni Mellal-Khenifra region reported 124 new cases and four more deaths. 

 The region of Fez-Meknes confirmed 93 additional COVID-19 cases and eight more fatalities.  

The Draa-Tafilalet region recorded 81 new COVID-19 cases and three additional deaths. 

 The southern regions of Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra (97 new cases) and Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (90) did not report any COVID-19-related deaths in the last 24 hours. 

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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Culture Vultures Sefrou Museum Fundraiser - Friday


Culture Vultures is responsible for the creation and launch of a small yet important Museum here, on our home turf, in Sefrou. Suitably positioned in one of the old city's fonduks (merchant hotels), Sefrou Museum of Multiculturalism will be located in the beating heart of the old medina.
We have a trail-blazing, digital event to raise awareness, funds and adrenaline coming up, next Friday, the 27th November. There will be live performances, the opportunity to bid for your choice of enticing Moroccan items and experiences and raffle prizes; all contributing towards opening the doors of the Museum and shining the light on multiculturalism in Sefrou and beyond. What’s not to love? 

 You need to buy a ticket, only €5, to join in. Click on the button below and you will be on your Moroccan way. The e-catalogue, linked HERE, invites you to know more about the project and of course to peruse the Moroccan items up for auction. Should you wish to make a bid in advance, send an email with your offer to culture.vulture1@rocketmail.com However the serotonin is promised for the live shenanigans on Friday the 27th at 6 p.m. UTC 

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Monday, November 23, 2020

Morocco Coronavirus Update November 23rd 6pm

Morocco’s Ministry of Health recorded 2,587 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. This brings the country’s total number of confirmed infections to 327,528.  
Morocco also reported another 4,701 COVID-19 recoveries in the last 24 hours. The total number of recovered COVID-19 carriers in Morocco is now 275,158. The national recovery rate rose to 84%.

 Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health counted 80 more COVID-19-related fatalities, bringing the death toll to 5,396. The mortality rate remains steady at 1.6%. 

 The number of active COVID-19 cases in Morocco is 46,974 as of 6 p.m. on Monday, November 23. Morocco counts 1,007 patients with severe symptoms, including 105 of today’s newly-identified patients. Approximately 99 are under intubation, while 454 are under non-invasive ventilation. Health authorities in Morocco excluded 14,979 suspected COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. Approximately 3,486,914 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 729 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, in addition to 26 fatalities. Casablanca-Settat has recorded the highest number of COVID-19 infections and fatalities of any region in Morocco. 

 The region of Rabat-Sale-Kenitra confirmed 663 new cases. Rabat-Sale-Kenitra also recorded 12 additional deaths.  

The Souss-Massa region reported 366 new COVID-19 cases and four more fatalities. 

 The Marrakech-Safi region confirmed 232 new COVID-19 cases and five additional fatalities. 

 The region of Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima followed in today’s case numbers, reporting 200 new cases and eight new deaths. 

 The Oriental region confirmed 194 new cases and nine more deaths. 

 The Beni Mellal-Khenifra region reported 58 new cases and seven more deaths.  

The region of Fez-Meknes confirmed 48 additional COVID-19 cases and two more fatalities.  

The Draa-Tafilalet region recorded 29 new COVID-19 cases and four additional deaths. 

 The region of Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra recorded 26 new COVID-19 cases and one more fatality. 

 With 38 new COVID-19 cases, the region of Dakhla-Oued Eddahab did not report any COVID-19-related deaths today. 

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Sunday, November 22, 2020

Morocco Coronavirus Update November 22nd 6pm

The Ministry of Health in Morocco reported on Sunday 3,979 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the country’s cumulative confirmed cases since March 2 to 324,941. 

 The country counts 49,168 active cases of COVID-19, with 996 patients in severe or critical condition. In the past 24 hours, 186 new severe cases emerged. A total of 95 patients are intubated while 435 are receiving non-invasive ventilation. Morocco’s COVID-19-related death toll also increased by 60 on Sunday to reach a total of 5,316. 

The fatality rate is 1.6%. Recoveries, meanwhile, climbed by 3,746 and now stand at 270,457. The recovery rate is 83.2%. Morocco has tested more than 3.79 million people for COVID-19. Of this sum, over 3.47 million test results came back negative.

  Morocco’s COVID-19 cases by region 

 Health authorities in the Casablanca-Settat region reported 1,157 new cases of the virus on Sunday, as well as 14 deaths. In the city of Casablanca, where authorities again extended lockdown measures, 795 new infections emerged. The economical capital also accounted for all 14 of the region’s deaths. 

 The Rabat-Sale-Kenitra region followed with 757 new cases and three deaths. The majority of the new cases emerged in the cities of Kenitra (314), Skhirat-Temara (156), Rabat (124), and Sale (115). 

 In Souss-Massa, 581 new cases of COVID-19 appeared along with 11 deaths. Agadir-Ida Ou Tanane reported 252 cases and one death, while Chtouka-Ait Baha confirmed 162 cases and two deaths. 

 The region of Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hocemia, in northern Morocco, confirmed 491 new cases of COVID-19 and seven deaths. Most of the new cases are in Tetouan (140) and Tangier-Asilah (129).

 Eastern Morocco’s Oriental region registered 282 new cases of COVID-19 and nine related deaths. 

 To the south, Marrakech-Safi counted 212 new infections on Sunday and six deaths. The overwhelming majority of the new COVID-19 cases were in Marrakech (157), Morocco’s touristic capital. 

 Morocco’s southern regions continue to report some of the lowest daily COVID-19 case counts.

 Guelmim-Oued Noun confirmed 146 cases and one death, followed by Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra (96 cases, no deaths). 

 The under-100 club includes Draa-Tafilalet, which reported 88 cases and four deaths, and Fez-Meknes, with 79 cases and two deaths. 

 Beni-Mellal Khenifra also reported relatively low figures, with 56 cases and three deaths. Dakhla-Oued Ed Dahab confirmed 34 cases and no deaths.

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Saturday, November 21, 2020

Morocco Coronavirus Update November 21st 6pm

Morocco’s Ministry of Health recorded 4,702 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. This brings the country’s total number of confirmed infections to 320,962.  
Morocco also reported another 4,499 COVID-19 recoveries in the last 24 hours. The total number of recovered COVID-19 carriers in Morocco is now 266,711. The national recovery rate is 83.1%.

 Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health counted 74 more COVID-19-related fatalities, bringing the death toll to 5,256. The mortality rate remains steady at 1.6%. 

 The number of active COVID-19 cases in Morocco is 48,995 as of 6 p.m. on Saturday, November 21. Morocco counts 1,024 patients with severe symptoms, including 133 of today’s newly-identified patients. Approximately 93 are under intubation, while 396 are under non-invasive ventilation. 

 According to the ministry, the occupancy rate of intensive care beds dedicated to COVID-19 patients decreased 37%. Health authorities in Morocco excluded 18,252 suspected COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. Approximately 3,455,716 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 1,718 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, in addition to 23 fatalities. Casablanca-Settat has recorded the highest number of COVID-19 infections and fatalities of any region in Morocco. 

 The region of Rabat-Sale-Kenitra confirmed 1,023 new cases. Rabat-Sale-Kenitra also recorded six additional deaths. 

 The region of Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima followed in today’s case numbers, reporting 466 new cases and eight new deaths. 

 The Souss-Massa region recorded 431 new COVID-19 cases and seven more fatalities. 

 The Oriental region confirmed 247 new cases and six more deaths. 

 The Marrakech-Safi region confirmed 203 new COVID-19 cases and eight additional fatalities. 

 The Beni Mellal-Khenifra region confirmed 145 new cases and seven more deaths. 

 The Draa-Tafilalet region recorded 122 new COVID-19 cases and one additional death. 

 The region of Fez-Meknes confirmed 93 additional COVID-19 cases and seven more fatalities. 

 The region of Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra Noun recorded 73 new COVID-19 cases and one new death.

 The regions of Guelmim-Oued Noun (145 new cases) and Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (36) did not report any COVID-19-related deaths today. 

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Friday, November 20, 2020

Morocco Coronavirus Update November 20th 6pm

Morocco’s Ministry of Health recorded 4,706 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. This brings the country’s total number of confirmed infections to 316,260.  
Morocco also reported another 4,220 COVID-19 recoveries in the last 24 hours. The total number of recovered COVID-19 carriers in Morocco is now 262,212. The national recovery rate is 82.9%.

 Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health counted 92 more COVID-19-related fatalities, bringing the death toll to 5,182. The mortality rate remains steady at 1.6%. This is the highest number of COVID-19-related deaths that Morocco has confirmed in any single day. 

 The number of active COVID-19 cases in Morocco is 48,866 as of 6 p.m. on Friday, November 20. Morocco counts 1,047 patients with severe symptoms, including 67 of today’s newly-identified patients. Approximately 102 are under intubation, while 387 are under non-invasive ventilation. 

 According to the ministry, the occupancy rate of intensive care beds dedicated to COVID-19 patients stands at 38%. Health authorities in Morocco excluded 15,484 suspected COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. Approximately 3,437,464 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 1,738 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, in addition to 33 fatalities. Casablanca-Settat has recorded the highest number of COVID-19 infections and fatalities of any region in Morocco. 

 The region of Rabat-Sale-Kenitra confirmed 876 new cases. Rabat-Sale-Kenitra also recorded eight additional deaths.  

The Souss-Massa region recorded 432 new COVID-19 cases and two more fatalities. 

 The region of Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima followed in today’s case numbers, reporting 418 new cases and 13 new deaths. 

 The Oriental region confirmed 371 new cases and 12 more deaths. 

 The Marrakech-Safi region confirmed 329 new COVID-19 cases and eight additional fatalities. 

 The region of Guelmim-Oued Noun recorded 151 new COVID-19 cases and one new death. 

 The Beni Mellal-Khenifra region confirmed 125 new cases and seven more deaths. 

 The Draa-Tafilalet region recorded 85 new COVID-19 cases and two additional deaths. 

 The region of Fez-Meknes confirmed 68 additional COVID-19 cases and six more fatalities. 

 The regions of Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra (74 new cases) and Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (39) did not report any COVID-19-related deaths today. 

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