A total of 476 new cases of infection with the novel coronavirus and 354 recoveries have been recorded in Morocco in the last 24 hours, while more than 7.5 million people have been fully vaccinated, the ministry of Health said Tuesday.

The number of people who received the first dose of the vaccine reached 9,368,046, while 7,520,331 people were fully vaccinated (1st and 2nd doses), said the ministry in its daily bulletin on the situation of Covid-19.

The new infections bring to 524,475 the total number of infections since the first case was reported in March 2020. The number of people who have recovered has risen to 511,794, representing a recovery rate of 97.6%.

As for the total number of deaths, it rose to 9,217 with four new fatalities recorded in the regions of Rabat-Sale-Kenitra (2), Casablanca-Settat (1) and Marrakech-Safi (1).

The new infections were reported in the regions of Casablanca-Settat (267), Rabat-Sale-Kenitra (94), Marrakech-Safi (39), Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima (24), Souss-Massa (16), the Eastern region (10), Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra (8), Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (6), Guelmim-Oued Noun (4), Beni Mellal-Khenifra (3), Daraa-Tafilalet (3) and Fez-Meknes (2).

The number of active cases stands at 3,464, including 210 in a critical or severe condition.