Morocco Confirms 609 COVID-19 Cases, 115 Recoveries in 24 Hours

Rabat – The Moroccan Ministry of Health has confirmed 609 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, bringing Morocco’s total number of recorded cases to 20,887. The ministry also announced 115 more recoveries in 24 hours, raising the country’s total to 16,553. The recovery rate decreased slightly from the 81.06% figure reported at 6 […] The post Morocco Confirms 609 COVID-19 Cases, 115 Recoveries in 24 Hours appeared first on Morocco World News.

Morocco Confirms 609 COVID-19 Cases, 115 Recoveries in 24 Hours
Rabat – The Moroccan Ministry of Health has confirmed 609 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, bringing Morocco’s total number of recorded cases to 20,887. The ministry also announced 115 more recoveries in 24 hours, raising the country’s total to 16,553. The recovery rate decreased slightly from the 81.06% figure reported at 6 p.m. on Sunday, to 79.25% as of 6 p.m. on Monday. Officials also reported three new deaths, with a death toll now at 316. The mortality rate now stands at 1.51%. The number of active COVID-19 cases now stands at 4,018. The newly recorded cases resulted from the monitoring of 116,235 individuals who made contact with COVID-19 patients, including 13,251 who are still being monitored. Approximately 1,147,226 suspected COVID-19 cases have tested negative since the virus emerged in Morocco on March 2. Morocco’s epidemic by region Health authorities in the Fez-Meknes region confirmed 98 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. The region’s total now represents 13.20% of all cases the country has recorded. The region of Marrakech-Safi recorded 131 new cases, now representing 16.04% of Morocco’s case count. The Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima region confirmed 114 new cases (23.19%), and the Casablanca-Settat region recorded 211 (25.27%). The Rabat-Sale Kenitra region recorded only 24 new cases, for a total of 10.70% of Morocco’s cases. The Beni Mellal-Khenifra region reported nine new cases, now representing 1.01% of all cases in Morocco. Seven additional cases appeared in the Dakhla-Oued Ed-Dahab region, which now accounts for 0.33% of all cases. Eight new cases emerged in the region of Souss-Massa, to represent 0.58% of the country’s cases. Meanwhile, the Oriental region recorded five additional cases (1.95%). Finally, the Draa-Tafilalet region only confirmed two new cases to represent 2.97% of Morocco’s cases. Read also: Morocco Prohibits Travel to, from Tangier, Fez, Casablanca, Marrakech The post Morocco Confirms 609 COVID-19 Cases, 115 Recoveries in 24 Hours appeared first on Morocco World News.