Morocco recorded 605 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, while 557 patients have recovered, the ministry of Health said Sunday.

The number of people vaccinated to date (1st dose) has reached 10,067,573 while 9,162,460 people have been fully vaccinated (1st and second dose), the ministry pointed out in its daily COVID-19 bulletin. The total number of COVID-19 cases reported since the start of the outbreak of the virus rises to 534,550 while the number of recoveries increased to 519,696 which corresponds to a recovery rate of 97.2%.

The total number of coronavirus-related deaths rises to 9,319, with four new cases recorded in the past day in the regions of Casablanca-Settat (2), Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima (1) and Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (1). The new COVID-19 cases were reported in the regions of Casablanca-Settat (252), Rabat-Salé-Kenitra (102), Souss-Massa (93), Marrakech-Safi (90), Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra (22), Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima (20), the Oriental (8), Fez-Meknes (8), Draa-Tafilalet (4), Beni Mellal-Khenifra (3), Guelmim-Oued Noun (2) and Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (1).

The number of active cases has reached 5,535 including 246 in a critical or severe condition, the ministry added.