Rabat — Morocco has confirmed 776 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, while 517 Covid-19 patients have recovered, the ministry of Health said on Wednesday.
The number of people vaccinated to date (1st dose) has reached 9,993,673 while 9,116,132 people have been fully vaccinated (1st and second dose), the ministry pointed out in its daily COVID-19 bulletin.
The total number of COVID-19 cases reported since the start of the outbreak of the virus rises to 531,361 while the number of recoveries increases to 517,576 which corresponds to a recovery rate of 97.4%.
The total number of coronavirus-related deaths rises to 9,296, with four new cases recorded in the past day in the regions of Casablanca-Settat (2), Rabat-Salé (1) and Daraa-Tafilalet (1), the ministry said, noting that the fatality rate reaches 1.7%.
The new COVID-19 cases were reported in the regions of Casablanca-Settat (327), Rabat-Salé-Kenitra (148), Marrakech-Safi (136), Souss-Massa (63), Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima (46), Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra (15), the Oriental (13), Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (10), Fez-Meknes (8), Beni Mellal-Khenifra (7) and Daraa-Tafilalet (3).
The number of active cases has reached 4,489 including 241 in a critical or severe condition, the ministry added.