Morocco’s Ministry of Health has confirmed 1,266 new Covid-19 cases in the country in the past 24 hours. The number brings the total figure of Morocco’s confirmed COVID-19 cases to 455,055 as of Wednesday, January 13, at 6 p.m.
Moroccan health authorities announced 1,927 new recoveries from COVID-19, increasing the total number of recovered patients in the country to 429,278. The number represents a national recovery rate of 94,3%. In the past 24 hours, 26 patients died of the disease. Morocco’s COVID-19-related Death toll has reached 7,810, marking a national fatality rate of 1.7%.
Morocco currently counts 17,967 active COVID-19 cases, including 1,025 patients in severe or critical condition. Casablanca-Settat remains the most affected region in the country. In the past 24 hours, it recorded 620 new COVID-19 cases and 10 coronavirus-related deaths. Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima comes second with 185 cases and two deaths, followed by Rabat-Sale-Kenitra (115 cases and four deaths), and the Orient region (68 cases and one death) Souss-Massa( (68 and one death). The Marrakech-Safi region reported 66 cases and two deaths, followed by Laayoune Sakia El Hamra (43 cases and zero death), Fez-Meknes (35 cases, 3 deaths), and Daraa- Tafilalet (19 cases and one death). The Beni Mellal-Khenifra region registered (13 cases and zero death), followed by Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (10 cases and zero death), and Guelmim-Oued Noun reported 6 cases and two deaths.