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Thursday 15 October 2020

Covid-19: Morocco Records 3,317 New Cases, 2,077 Recoveries over Past 24 Hours

Covid-19: Morocco Records 3,317 New Cases, 2,077 Recoveries over Past 24 Hours

Morocco has recorded 3,317 new cases of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) over the past 24 hours while 2,077 Covid-19 patients have recovered in the same period, the ministry of health said Thursday.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in the country rises to 163,650 while the number of cured people increases to 136,036, the ministry pointed out in its daily update, adding that the recovery rate has reached 83.1%.

A total of 46 coronavirus-related deaths were registered in the past day, taking the death toll to 2,772, the source pointed out, adding that the fatality rate stands at 1.7%.

These fatalities were reported in the regions of Casablanca-Settat (19), Beni Mellal-Khenifra (5), the Oriental (5), Souss-Massa (4), Rabat-Salé-Kenitra (3), Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima (3), Fez-Meknes (2), Marrakech-Safi (2), Draa-Tafilalet (1), Guelmim-Oued Noun (1) and Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra (1).

The new COVID-19 cases were recorded in the regions of Casablanca-Settat (1,708), the Oriental (419), Rabat-Salé-Kenitra (233), Souss-Massa (217), Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima (202), Marrakech-Safi (175), Beni Mellal-Khenifra (146), Draa-Tafilalet (102), Fez-Meknes (61), Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra (36), Guelmim-Oued Noun (11) and Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (7).

The total number of excluded cases following negative tests rises to 2,806,237 since the start of the outbreak, including 20,111 in the past day.

The number of active cases has reached 24,842, including 521 patients in a critical or severe condition.

The cumulative incidence rate is 450.6 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, the ministry said.

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