The Ministry of Health announced on Friday that one thousand seven hundred and fifty (1,750) new cases of Coronavirus infection (Covid-19) and 1,260 recoveries have been recorded in Morocco in the last 24 hours.
This new assessment puts the number of contaminations in the Kingdom at 68,605 since the first case reported on March 2. As for the number of fully recovered people, it is 52,483, representing a cure rate of 76.5%, the ministry said in its daily report.
The new cases, for their part, are distributed among the regions of Casablanca-Settat (590), Rabat-Salé-Kénitra (210), Marrakech-Safi (203), Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (171), Darâa-Tafilalet (139), Fez-Meknes (130), Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima (115), Béni Mellal-Khénifra (96), Souss-Massa (44), l’Oriental (38), Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra (09) and Guelmim-Oued Noun (05).
Active cases reached 14,830, with a frequency of about 40.8/100,000 inhabitants. Regarding severe or critical cases, there are 180, including 47 under intubation.
The incidence rate is 188.9/100,000 inhabitants, compared to a 24-hour incidence rate of 4.8/100,000 inhabitants. The case-fatality rate is 1.9%.
The number of deaths rose to 1,292 with 39 new deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, according to the same source.