Morocco’s Covid-19 cases soar to new daily record

Morocco’s Covid-19 cases soar to new daily record

Morocco reported on Thursday 4151 new coronavirus cases, breaking a new daily record and raising fears about new restrictive measures

Casablanca region alone recorded 2011 new cases, followed by the eastern region with 565 and Rabat-Kenitra with 496, the health ministry said.

The country’s covid-19 tally rose to 186,731 cases, including 3132 deaths and 154481 recoveries.

Morocco is among the most advanced in Africa in testing, only outperformed by South Africa. On October 22, it has tested 3.13 million people.

The occupancy rate of medical beds prepared for Covid-19 patients stood at 28.4%.

Last week Morocco opened 10,000 more mosques while implementing measures on a case-by-case basis in areas with higher infections.

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