Thursday, February 18, 2021

Morocco Coronavirus Update February 18th 6pm

Morocco has announced that its vaccinated population reached 2,233,123 as of Thursday, February 18, at 6 p.m. The Ministry of Health made its announcement in its COVID-19 daily bulletin. 

 With regards to the new COVID-19 cases, health authorities confirmed 477 new infections. The figure brings the total number of Morocco’s confirmed COVID-19 cases to 480,056. 

 The health ministry also announced 970 new recoveries from COVID-19 and seven coronavirus-related deaths. The total number of recovered COVID-19 patients in Morocco currently stands at 462,436. The number marks a 96.3% national recovery rate. 

 Meanwhile, the number of deaths reached 8,524, maintaining a national fatality rate of 1.8%. Morocco now counts 9,096 active COVID-19 cases, including 432 patients in severe or critical condition. 

 Regional distribution of new COVID-19 cases 

Casablanca-Settat remains the region with the most COVID-19 cases. It recorded 252 new cases in the past 24 hours and four deaths. Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima comes second (51 cases), followed by Rabat-Sale-Kenita (48 cases), the Oriental (34 cases, two deaths), Marrakech-Safi (26 cases, one death), Souss-Massa (23 cases), and Draa-Tafilalet (18 cases). The region of Beni Mellal-Khenifra recorded 10 additional cases, followed by Fez-Meknes (nine cases), Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra (three cases), and Guelmim-Oued Noun (three cases). 

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