Rabat – The Moroccan Ministry of Health reported 1,345 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases recorded in Morocco since the beginning of the outbreak to 32,007.
In the last 24 hours, the ministry recorded 642 new recoveries. The recovery count stands at 20,553. The recovery rate decreased to 69.3%.
With 19 new fatalities, the total number of deaths is now 480. The mortality rate stands at 1.51%. The most recent deaths include nine in Casablanca, five in Tangier, two in Fez, and one in each of Marrakech, Meknes, and Al Haouz.
Meanwhile, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Morocco is 9,337. The Ministry indicated that a number of active COVID-19 cases where those infected are not presenting severe symptoms are receiving treatment in their homes.
The ministry counts 122 COVID-19 patients with severe symptoms, including 40 under artificial respiration.
Approximately 1,395,628 suspected COVID-19 cases have tested negative since the virus emerged in Morocco.
The Marrakech-Safi region recorded 354 new cases to represent 15.18% of Morocco’s cases.
The Fez-Meknes region reported 194 new cases (16.21%).
The region of Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima recorded 131 new cases to represent 22.82% of the country’s cases.
The Rabat-Sale-Kenitra region recorded 101 new COVID-19 cases, 9.59% of Morocco’s cases, while the Oriental region recorded 22 new cases (1.80%).
Eleven new cases appeared in the Souss-Massa region, now totaling 0.58% of Morocco’s COVID-19 cases.
The Beni Mellal-Khenifra region recorded 40 new cases (1.42%).
Seven cases emerged in the southern region of Dakhla-Oued Ed-Dahab, which has now recorded 0.34% of the country’s cases.
The Draa-Tafilalet region recorded 49 new cases to represent 2.75% of all of Morocco’s cases.
Finally, the southern regions of Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra and Guelmim-Oued Noun recorded two cases each to cover 2.72% and 0.53% of Morocco’s cases, respectively.