A total of 8,760 new cases of coronavirus infection (Covid-19) and 5,466 recoveries have been recorded in Morocco over the past 24 hours, the ministry of Health said on Tuesday.

The number of people who got the first shot is 14,314,037, while that of fully vaccinated people (1st and 2nd doses) stands at 10,437,707, the ministry said in its daily report on the Covid-19 situation.

The new figure brings to 642,683 the total number of contaminations since the first case reported in Morocco in March 2020. The number of people who have recovered rose to 574,918, a recovery rate of 89.5%.
As for deaths, their total number rose to 9,949 (fatality rate of 1.5%), with 64 new cases recorded in the regions of Casablanca-Settat (16), Souss-Massa (14), Marrakech-Safi (10), Tangier-Tétouan-Al Hoceima (5), Beni Mellal-Khénifra (5), Guelmim-Oued Noun (4), Fez-Meknès (3), Drâa-Tafilalet (2), the eastern region (2), Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra (2) and Rabat-Salé-Kenitra (1). The new contaminations were identified in the regions of Casablanca-Settat (3.332), Souss-Massa (1.009), Marrakech-Safi (995), Rabat-Salé-Kenitra (884), Tangier-Tétouan-Al Hoceima (558), Drâa-Tafilalet (538), Beni Mellal-Khénifra (517), the eastern region (348), Fez-Meknès (220), Guelmim-Oued Noun (139), Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra (122) and Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (98).

The number of active cases is 57,816, while severe or critical cases reached 1,203, of which 47 were placed under intubation.