Only 2,172 people received the 2nd dose and 7 deaths recorded in 24 hours

In 24 hours, only 9,893 people received the first dose (total 4,717,551 beneficiaries), against 2,172 people who received the second dose of the anti-covid vaccine (total 4,209,470) announced the Ministry of Health in its daily epidemiological report. from this Friday April 23.

In addition, Morocco has recorded in the last 24 hours, 7 deaths due to Covid-19, bringing the national total since the start of the pandemic to 8,983. The case fatality rate is still stable this Friday at 1.77%.

In details, the deaths are distributed as follows: 4 deaths in the region of Casablanca-Settat all in the city of Casablanca, 1 death in the region of Fès-Meknes in the city of Fez, 1 death in the region of TangierTetouan-Al Hoceima) the city of Tangier-Assilah and finally a new death in the region of Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra in the city of Laâyoune. The other regions of the Kingdom have not recorded any deaths in the last 24 hours.

The epidemiological assessment of the last 24 hours in Morocco also reports 41 new severe cases admitted to intensive care. The national total of severe cases in the Kingdom since the start of the pandemic stands at 374 cases, says the Ministry of Health.

The number of new tests carried out in 24 hours is 8,942, continues the same source, for a national total of 5,696,706 tests carried out since the start of the pandemic, while 542 cures have been recorded, bringing the national total since the start of the pandemic to 494,415 remissions. The cure rate stood at 97.22% this Friday while the total active cases show a slight increase to 5,132 cases (1.01%).

In addition, and as indicated by the monitoring and monitoring platform Hespress,, the Kingdom has identified during the last 24 hours, 592 new confirmed cases of Covid-19, bearing the national total of proven contaminations at 508,530 cases.

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However, the occupancy rate of the intensive care beds dedicated to Covid-19 reached 12%, while the cumulative incidence rate reached 1398.2%. The cases under intubation are still 14 while the total of cases under non-invasive ventilation is 198.

The Ministry of Health therefore invites citizens to respect the rules of hygiene and health security as well as the preventive measures taken by the Moroccan authorities by showing responsibility and patriotism.

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