COVID-19: Morocco Records 2,750 New Cases in Past 24 Hours, Over 4.17Mln People Receive Third Dose of Vaccine
Morocco recorded 2,750 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Social Protection said Monday, adding that 8,642 COVID-19 patients have recovered over the same period of time.
A total of 24,639,939 people have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while the number of fully vaccinated people (1st and 2nd doses) has reached 23,050,802, the ministry pointed out in its daily COVID-19 bulletin, noting that 4,175,648 people have received the third dose of the vaccine.
The total number of COVID-19 cases reported since the start of the outbreak of the virus rises to 1,101,163 while recoveries increase to 1,023,891, i.e. a recovery rate of 93%.
The new COVID-19 cases were recorded in the regions of Rabat-Salé-Kenitra (1,233), Casablanca-Settat (425), Eastern region (234), Fez-Meknes (226), Marrakech-Safi (198), Souss-Massa (182), Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima (125), Beni Mellal-Khenifra (76), Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (20), Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra (16), Draa-Tafilalet (10) and Guelmim-Oued Noun (5).
As for coronavirus-related fatalities, they rose to 15,167 (fatality rate of 1.4%), with 35 new deaths reported in the regions of Casablanca-Settat (14), Rabat-Salé-Kenitra (11), Eastern region (3), Marrakech-Safi (3), Beni Mellal-Khenifra (2), Fez-Meknes (1) and Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima (1).
The number of active cases has reached 62,105, including 646 people in a critical or severe condition, the ministry said.
MAP 24 January 2022