5 regions above 200 new cases including nearly 2,000 in Casablanca-Settat

5 regions have more than 200 new cases in the last 24 hours, while that of Casablanca-Settat remains the most affected by the pandemic.

Hespress’s watch and monitoring platform, covid.hespress.com/fr, details that Morocco now has 566,356 confirmed cases, 9,498 deaths (i.e. a mortality rate of 1.74%), 536,626 healings, a total of 6,689,172 tests (an increase of 25,888), and 20,232 cases under treatment, including 320 in serious condition (22 under intubation). In addition, 11,555,970 people have received a first dose of the vaccine since the launch of the campaign while 9,736,641 are on the second dose, the health ministry said.

The most affected region is that of Casablanca-Settat which has 1,794 new cases including 1,265 in Casablanca, 142 in Mohammadia, 132 in Nouaceur, 92 in El Jadida, 62 in Settat, 48 in Berrechid, 20 in Médiouna, 20 in Sidi Bennour and 13 in Benslimane.

The second most affected region is that of Souss-Massa which lists 710 new contaminations including 297 in Inezgane, 230 in Agadir, 125 in Taroudant, 34 in Chtouka Ait-Baha, 19 in Tiznit and 5 in Tata.

Souss-Massa is followed by Marrakech-Safi which records 291 new cases including 196 in Marrakech, 32 in Essaouira, 28 in Rehmana, 13 in Youssoufia, 13 in Chichaoua, 8 in Kelaâ de Sraghna and 1 in Al Haouz.

The fourth region most affected by new cases is Rabat-Salé-Kénitra with 290 new contaminations distributed as follows: 78 in Skhirate-Témara, 72 in Rabat, 66 in Sale, 65 in Kénitra, 5 in Sidi Kacem and 4 in Sidi Slimane.

For its part, the Tanger-Tétouan-Al Hoceima region observed 235 new cases in Tanger-Assilah (79), Tétouan (52), M’diq-Fnideq (36), Chefchaouen (29), Larache (28), Al Hoceima (7) and Ouezzane (4), while that of the Oriental has 192 (94 in Oujda-Angad, 35 in Berkane, 33 in Nador, 14 in Taourirt, 9 in Jerada, 4 Driouch, 2 in Figuig and 1 in Guercif).

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The region of Laâyoune Sakia-El Hamra reports 109 new infections as follows: 93 in Laâyoune, 10 in Boujdour and 8 in Tarfaya and that of Drâa-Tafilalet reports 76 new cases (24 in Midelt, 16 in Tinghir, 16 in Errachidia, 14 in Ouarzazate and 6 in Zagora).

62 new cases are in Fès-Meknes including 21 in Fès, 13 in Meknes, 9 in Sefrou, 7 in Taounate, 5 in Taza, 5 in El Hajeb and 2 in Moulay Yaacoub while 58 are counted in Gulemim-Oued Noun ( 45 in Guelmim, and 13 in Sidi Ifni).

The last region to count new cases is that of Dakhla-Oued Eddahab, with 38 in Oued Ed-Dahab.

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