A total of 2,328 new cases of infection with the new coronavirus (Covid-19) and 815 recoveries have been recorded in Morocco in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Social Protection said on Saturday.
In its daily bulletin on the epidemiological situation, the Ministry noted that the number of people who received the first dose of the vaccine reached 24,560,181, that of those who received two doses amounted to 22,933,732, while 3,000,968 people received three injections.
The new infection toll brings the total number of infections since the first case was reported in Morocco in March 2020 to 965,420, while the number of people who have recovered has risen to 941,008, representing a recovery rate of 97.5%.
The new cases were recorded in the regions of Casablanca-Settat (1.649), Rabat-Salé-Kénitra (377), Marrakech-Safi (180), Souss-Massa (32), Tanger-Tétouan-Al Hoceima (26), Béni Mellal-Khénifra (23), Fès-Meknès (23), l’Oriental (12), Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra (2), Draâ-Tafilalet (2) and Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (2).
The total number of deaths rose to 14,851 (case-fatality 1.5%), with two new cases recorded in the Casablanca-Settat and Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra regions.
There were 9,561 active cases and 38 new severe or critical cases were recorded in 24 hours, for a total of 141, including 2 under intubation. The occupancy rate of the resuscitation beds is 2.7%.