227 new cases in the city of Casablanca-Settat

The city of Casablanca recorded 227 new contaminations this Friday, February 26, while the other cities of Morocco have less than 100 new cases.

Hespress’s watch and monitoring platform, covid.hespress.com/fr, details that Morocco now has 482,994 confirmed cases, 8,608 deaths (i.e. a mortality rate of 1.78%), 468,387 healings, 4,668,724 cases excluded after negative laboratory tests (an increase of 11,509), and 5,999 cases under treatment, including 463 in serious condition (28 under intubation).

In addition, 3,327,858 people have received a first dose of the vaccine since the launch of the campaign while 96,437 are on the second dose, the health ministry said.

The Casablanca-Settat region recorded 284 new cases including 227 in Casablanca, 21 in Mohammadia, 15 in El Jadida, 12 in Nouaceur, 5 in Berrechid, 2 in Médiouna, 1 in Settat and 1 in Benslimane.

The second most affected region is that of the Oriental, which has 45 new contaminations in Berkane (16), Oujda-Angad (13), Nador (6), Jerada (5), Taourirt (3) and Driouch (2). The same number was observed in Rabat-Salé-Kénitra including 18 in Skhirate-Témara, 10 in Salé, 10 in Kénitra and 7 in Rabat.

The 4th most affected region is that of Tanger-Tétouan-Al Hoceima which takes stock of 38 new cases distributed as follows: 14 in Tanger-Assilah, 12 in Al Hoceima, 6 in M’diq Fnideq, 2 in Tétouan, 2 in Chefchaouen and 2 in Larache.

For its part, the Marrakech-Safi region has 27 new contaminations including 24 in Marrakech, 1 in Youssoufia, 1 in Essaouira and 1 in Safi while that of Souss-Massa has 12 (7 in Agadir, 3 in Tiznit and 2 in Inezgane-Ait Melloul).

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8 new cases were identified in the region of Beni Mellal-Khénifra in Béni Mellal (4), Khénifra (1), Khouribga (2) and Fquih Ben Salah (1), while Dakhla-Oued Eddahab observed 6 new contaminations in Oued Ed-Dahab.

At the same time, the region of Fes-Meknes has 5 new cases including 2 in El Hajeb, 2 in Taza and 1 in Fez as well as Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra in Laâyoune. Darâa-Tafilalet records 4 new cases in Tinghir.

The last region to register a new case is that of Guelmim-Oued Noun in Guelmim.

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