A total of 12,039 new cases of coronavirus infection (Covid-19) and 7,350 recoveries have been recorded in Morocco over the past 24 hours, the ministry of Health said on Thursday.

The number of people who got the first shot is 14,809,114, while that of fully vaccinated people (1st and 2nd doses) amounts to 10,733,482, the ministry said in its daily report on the Covid-19 situation. The new figure brings to 665,325 the total number of contaminations since the first case reported in Morocco in March 2020.

The number of people who have recovered has risen to 590,042, a recovery rate of 88.7%. As for deaths, their total number rose to 10,087 (fatality rate of 1.5%), with 72 new cases recorded in the regions of Casablanca-Settat (25), Souss-Massa (11), Marrakech-Safi (10), Guelmim-Oued Noun (5), Drâa-Tafilalet (4), Fez-Meknès (4), Tangier-Tétouan-Al Hoceima (3), the eastern region (3), Beni Mellal-Khénifra (3), Rabat-Salé Kenitra (2) and Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra (2). The new contaminations were identified in the regions of Casablanca-Settat (3.613), Souss-Massa (1.700), Marrakech-Safi (1.413), Rabat-Salé-Kenitra (1.228), Tangier-Tétouan-Al Hoceima (974), Beni Mellal-Khénifra (881), Drâa-Tafilalet (707), the eastern region (558), Guelmim-Oued Noun (421), Fez-Meknès (337), Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra (122) and Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (85).

The number of active cases is 65,196, while severe or critical cases reached 1,472, including 51 under intubation.