Morocco has recorded 1,444 new COVID-19 cases while 1,818 COVID-19 patients have recovered over the past 24 hours, the ministry of Health said Saturday.
A total of 21,915,897 people have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in Morocco, while the number of fully vaccinated people (1st and 2nd doses) has reached 18,357,489, 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 stands at 928,571, while recoveries rise to 897,252, i.e. a recovery rate of 96.6%.
The new COVID-19 cases were reported in the regions of Casablanca-Settat (549), Rabat-Salé-Kenitra (433), Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima (113), the Oriental (106), Marrakech-Safi (58), Fez-Meknes (51), Beni Mellal-Khenifra (31), Guelmim-Oued Noun (28), Souss-Massa (24), Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (20), Draa-Tafilalet (17) and Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra (14).
As for coronavirus-related deaths, they rose to 14,132 with 30 new fatalities reported over the past 24 hours in the regions of Casablanca-Settat (8), Beni Mellal-Khenifra (5), Rabat-Salé-Kenitra (5), Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima (3), Souss-Massa (3), Marrakech-Safi (2), Fez-Meknes (2), the Oriental (1) and Guelmim-Oued Noun (1).
The number of active cases stands at 17,187 including 1,188 people in a critical or severe condition, the ministry said.