Three thousand four hundred and sixty (3,460) new cases of coronavirus infection and 3,038 recoveries have been recorded in Morocco in the last 24 hours, the health ministry announced on Sunday.
The new figure brings to 222,544 the total number of contaminations since the first case reported on March 2 and to 184,313 that of fully recovered people, i.e. a recovery rate of 82.8%, the ministry said in its daily Covid-19 report.
The number of deaths rose to 3,762, with 67 new cases recorded in 24 hours, a case fatality rate of 1.7%.
These deaths are distributed between the regions of Casablanca-Settat (13), Tangier-Tétouan-Al Hoceima (12), the eastern region (9), Souss-Massa (8), Rabat-Salé-Kénitra (7), Marrakech-Safi (6), Fez-Meknes (6), Draâ-Tafilalet (3), Béni Mellal-Khénifra (2) and Guelmim-Oued Noun (1).
The new cases of contamination were detected in the regions of Casablanca-Settat (1,100), Rabat-Salé-Kénitra (639), the eastern region (567), Souss-Massa (295), Tangier-Tétouan-Al Hoceima (205), Marrakech-Safi (153), Béni Mellal-Khénifra (123), Draâ-Tafilalet (119), Fez-Meknès (91), Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra (91), Guelmim-Oued Noun (41) and Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (36).
The number of excluded cases stands at 3,125,328, after 17,762 new negative tests.
Active cases have reached a total of 34,469, while severe or critical cases are 840, of which 69 are placed under intubation. The occupancy rate of the intensive care beds dedicated to Covid-19 is 36.4%.