One hundred and nine (109) new cases of infection with the novel coronavirus and 314 recoveries have been recorded in Morocco over the past 24 hours, while more than 7.3 million people have been fully vaccinated, the Ministry of Health said Monday.

The number of people who received the first dose of the vaccine reached 9,365,541, while 7,324,256 people were fully vaccinated (1st and 2nd doses), said the Ministry in its daily bulletin on the situation of Covid-19.

The new cases bring to 523,999 the total number of infections since the first case was reported in March 2020. The number of people who have recovered has risen to 511,440, representing a recovery rate of 97.6%.

As for the total number of deaths, it rose to 9,213 with two new deaths recorded in the regions of Casablanca-Settat and Beni Mellal-Khenifra.

The new cases of contamination were reported in the regions of Casablanca-Settat (28), Rabat-Sale-Kenitra (19), Souss-Massa (17), Marrakech-Safi (13), Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima (11), Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (10), Fez-Meknes (9), the Eastern region (1) and Daraa-Tafilalet (1).

The number of active cases stands at 3,346, including 214 in a critical or severe condition.