Morocco Records 218 New COVID-19 Cases over Past 24 Hours


A total of 24,880,069 people have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while the number of fully vaccinated people (1st and 2nd doses) has reached 23,370,960, the ministry pointed out in its daily COVID-19 bulletin, noting that 6,701,783 people have received the third dose of the vaccine, while 29,605 people have received the fourth dose.

According to the same source, the number of COVID-19 cases reported since the start of the outbreak of the virus rose to 1,262,300, while recoveries increased to 1,243,428, i.e. a recovery rate of 98.5%.

The new COVID-19 cases were recorded in the regions of Casablanca-Settat (58), Eastern region (51), Fez-Meknes (22), Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima (22), Rabat-Salé-Kenitra (22), Marrakech-Safi (21), Souss-Massa (12), Beni Mellal-Khenifra (04), Draa-Tafilalet (03) and Guelmim-Oued Noun (03).

As for coronavirus-related fatalities, they increased to 16,254, with four deaths reported in the past 24 hours in the Eastern region and in the regions of Fez-Meknes, Beni Mellal-Khenifra and Draa-Tafilalet.

The number of active cases has dropped to 2,618, while 07 severe or critical cases have been reported in the past 24 hours, bringing their total number to 66.

Morocco recorded 218 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Social Protection said Friday, adding that 532 COVID-19 patients have recovered over the same period.

05 August 2022