In 10 regions of Morocco, less than 50 cases have been recorded in less than 24 hours, while that of Casablanca-Settat continues to approach 200 new contaminations.
Hespress’s watch and monitoring platform, covid.hespress.com/fr, details that Morocco now has 482,514 confirmed cases, 8,598 deaths (i.e. a mortality rate of 1.78%), 467,541 healings, 4,667,603 cases excluded after negative laboratory tests (an increase of 9,351), and 6,375 cases under treatment, including 453 in serious condition (30 under intubation).
In addition, 3,160,479 people have received a first dose of the vaccine since the launch of the campaign while 43,626 are on the second dose, the health ministry said.
The Casablanca-Settat region recorded 204 new cases including 168 in Casablanca, 13 in Nouaceur, 11 in Mohammadia, 5 in Berrechid, 3 in Settat, 3 in Médiouna and 1 in El Jadida.
2nd most affected region is that of the Oriental which has 65 new contaminations in Oujda-Angad (28), Nador (16), Berkane (9), Driouch (7), Taourirt (3), Jerada (1) and Figuig (1).
The Oriental is followed by Tanger-Tétouan-Al Hoceima which lists 40 new cases including 18 in Tanger-Assilah, 7 in M’diq Fnideq, 5 in Larache, 4 in Tétouan, 4 in Al Hoceima, 1 in Ouezzane and 1 in Chefchaouen.
4th most affected region is that of Rabat-Salé-Kénitra which takes stock of 16 new contaminations in Skhirate-Témara (7), Kénitra (7), Rabat (6), Salé (2), Sidi Slimane (2), Khémissat (2) and Sidi Kacem (1).
For its part, the Marrakech-Safi region has 16 new contaminations including 13 in Marrakech, 2 in Chichaoua, and 1 in Essaouira, while that of Souss-Massa has 11 (7 in Agadir, 1 in Taroudant, 1 in Inezgane, 1 in Chtouka Ait-Baha and 1 in Tiznit).
10 new cases were identified in the region of Beni Mellal-Khénifra in Béni Mellal (4), Khénifra (4), Khouribga (1) and Fquih Ben Salah (1), while Guelmim-Oued Noun observed 7 new contaminations (5 in Guelmim and 2 in Assa-Zag).
7 new cases were observed in the region of Dakhla-Oued Eddahab in Oued Ed-Dahab, i.e. one more than Daraâ-Tafilalet (2 in Tinghir, 1 in Errachidia, 1 in Ouarzazate, 1 in Midelt and 1 in Zagora).
5 new contaminations were observed in Fès-Meknes including 2 in Fez, 2 in Meknes and 1 in Taza, while Beni Mellal Khénifra observed 3 new cases in Khouribga, Beni Mellal and Khénifra.
The last region to register new cases is that of Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra with 2 in Laâyoune and Tarfaya.