Coronavirus in Morocco: Regions Most Affected this Saturday

The Ministry of Health announced Saturday that one thousand five hundred and fifty-five (1,555) new cases of Coronavirus (Covid-19) infection and 1,446 recoveries have been recorded in Morocco in the last 24 hours.

This new assessment brings the number of contaminations in the Kingdom to 70,160 since the first case reported on March 2. As for the fully recovered people, the Ministry of Health said in its daily report that 53,929 people have recovered, a recovery rate of 76.9%.

The number of deaths rose to 1,329 with 37 new deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, according to the same source.

These deaths are distributed among the regions of Marrakech-Safi (10), Fez-Meknes (08), Casablanca-Settat (07), Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima (04), Rabat-Salé-Kénitra (04), Darâa-Tafilalet (02), Beni Mellal-Khénifra (01) and Souss-Massa (01).

Meanwhile, the new cases are distributed among the regions of Casablanca-Settat (462), Marrakech-Safi (234), Darâa-Tafilalet (222), Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (165), Rabat-Salé-Kénitra (148), Béni Mellal-Khénifra (88), Fès-Meknès (80), Tanger-Tétouan-Al Hoceima (64), Souss-Massa (29), Guelmim-Oued Noun (28), l’Oriental (26) and Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra (09). The number of excluded cases amounts to 1,976,336, after the 21,015 new cases revealed as negative.

The active cases reached 14,902, with a frequency of 41/100,000 inhabitants. The number of severe or critical cases was 189, 34 of which were under intubation.

The cumulative incidence rate is 193.2/100,000 inhabitants, compared to an incidence of 24 hours established at 4.3/100,000 inhabitants. The case-fatality rate is 1.9%.

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