A total of 10,609 new cases of coronavirus infection (Covid-19) and 6,473 recoveries have been recorded in Morocco over the past 24 hours, the ministry of Health said on Saturday.
The number of people who got the first dose is 15,037,701, while that of fully vaccinated people (1st and 2nd doses) stands at 10,896,199, the ministry said in its daily report on the Covid-19 situation. The new figure brings to 687,292 the total number of contaminations since the first case reported in Morocco in March 2020.
The number of people who have recovered rose to 605,431, a recovery rate of 88.1%. The new contaminations were identified in the regions of Casablanca-Settat (3.051), Rabat-Salé-Kenitra (1.479), Souss-Massa (1.108), Tangier-Tétouan-Al Hoceima (1.106), Marrakech-Safi (1.034), the eastern region (812), Beni Mellal-Khénifra (600), Drâa-Tafilalet (494), Fez-Meknès (355), Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra (279), Guelmim-Oued Noun (202) and Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (89). As for deaths, their total number rose to 10,255 (fatality rate of 1.5%), with 92 new cases recorded in the regions of Casablanca-Settat (30), Rabat-Salé-Kenitra (13), Souss-Massa (09), Tangier-Tétouan-Al Hoceima (07), Marrakech-Safi (12), the eastern region (05), Beni Mellal-Khénifra (03), Drâa-Tafilalet (06), Fez-Meknès (03), Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra (2) and Guelmim-Oued Noun (02).
Active cases are 71,606, while severe or critical cases reached 1,544, 46 of which under intubation.