Morocco has recorded 9,128 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, while 4,425 Covid-19 patients have recovered, the ministry of Health said Friday.

The number of people vaccinated to date (1st dose) has reached 13.537.493 while 10.111.985 people have been fully vaccinated (1st and second dose), 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 rises to 615,999 while the number of recoveries increases to 557,408 which corresponds to a recovery rate of 90.5%.

Regarding coronavirus-related deaths, they rose to 9,732 with thirty-five new cases recorded in the past day in the regions of Casablanca-Settat (10), Marrakech-Safi (6), Souss-Massa (6), Tangier-Tétouan-Al Hoceima (6), the Oriental (2), Beni Mellal-Khénifra (2), Rabat-Salé-Kenitra (1), Draa-Tafilalet (1) and Fez-Meknès (1), the ministry said, adding that the fatality rate remains at 1.6%. The new COVID-19 cases were reported in the regions of Casablanca-Settat (3,447), Marrakech-Safi (1,638), Souss-Massa (1,074), Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima (673), Rabat-Salé-Kenitra (632), Beni Mellal-Khenifra (462), Draa-Tafilalet (322), the Oriental (301), Guelmim-Oued Noun (208), Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra (158), Fez-Meknes (143) and Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (70).

The number of active cases rose to 48,859 including 941 in a critical or severe condition, the ministry added.