Morocco Records 2,356 New COVID-19 Cases, 38 Deaths in 24 Hours

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COVID-19 cases in Morocco as of September 24

Rabat – Morocco’s Ministry of Health has confirmed 2,356 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. Today’s figure raises the country’s total number of confirmed infections to 110,099.

The country also reported another 1,942 COVID-19 recoveries in the past 24 hours. 

Morocco’s total number of recovered COVID-19 carriers is now 90,186, with a national recovery rate of 81.9%.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health counted 38 more COVID-19-related fatalities, bringing the death toll to 1,956. The mortality rate remains steady at 1.8%.

The number of active COVID-19 cases in Morocco stands at 17,957 as of 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 24.

Meanwhile, the portion of COVID-19 carriers who are asymptomatic reached 81.7% of the active cases.

Morocco counts 289 patients with severe symptoms. Approximately 48 are under artificial respiration.

Health authorities in Morocco excluded 21,422 suspected COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours.

Approximately 2,371,052 suspected COVID-19 carriers have tested negative for the virus since the pandemic broke out in Morocco on March 2.

COVID-19’s geographic distribution throughout Morocco

Health authorities in the Casablanca-Settat region confirmed 994 new COVID-19 cases and 13 deaths in the past 24 hours. The region has recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases in Morocco.

The Souss-Massa region confirmed 419 new cases and three fatalities.

The Rabat-Sale-Kenitra region confirmed 318 new cases and three deaths.

The region of Beni Mellal-Khenifra reported 150 new cases and four additional fatalities.

The Draa-Tafilalet region follows with 137 new cases. The region recorded zero deaths.

The region of Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima registered 101 new cases and one death.

The region of Marrakech-Safi confirmed 100 new COVID-19 cases and eight additional deaths.

The Fez-Meknes region confirmed 58 new infections. Fez-Meknes saw three additional fatalities.

The Oriental region registered 28 new cases and one COVID-19-related death.

The region of Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra confirmed 22 new COVID-19 cases and one additional death.

The region of Guelmim Oued Noun recorded 12 new COVID-19 cases and one fatality.

Finally, the region of Dakhla-Oued Eddahab recorded 17 new COVID-19 cases and no additional fatalities.

Approximately 59% of active Morocco’s COVID-19 carriers are undergoing the country’s home treatment protocol as of today. The option for COVID-19 home treatment entered into force in Morocco during the first week of August.

In addition to being asymptomatic, COVID-19 carriers must meet certain other standards to opt for the home protocol. These include the absence of risk factors such as advanced age, chronic diseases, pregnancy, or breastfeeding, among others.

Source: moroccoworldnews.com