The region most affected by new cases of the coronavirus is that of Grand Casablanca-Settat, this Wednesday, October 13, which has accumulated more than 200 new infections.
MoroccoLatestNews’s watch and monitoring platform, www.moroccolatestnews.com, details that Morocco now has 940,503 confirmed cases, 14,500 deaths (i.e. a mortality rate of 1.5%), 919,713 healings, a total of 8,936,774 tests (an increase of 13,534), and 6,290 cases under treatment, including 456 in serious condition (18 under intubation).
In addition, 23,139,440 people have received a first dose of the coronavirus vaccine since the launch of the campaign while 20,587,049 are in the second dose and 343,055 for the third, the health ministry said.
As for the geographical distribution, Grand Casablanca-Settat leads the most affected regions with 246 new infections, mainly in Casablanca (214).
The region of Rabat-Salé-Kénitra is the second in terms of new infections and records 198 new cases, the majority of which have been identified in Rabat (69) and Kénitra (41).
Next, the Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima region, which reports 34 new cases, including 11 in Tangier-Assilah and 9 M’diq Fnideq, while that of Marrakech has 24, with Safi the most affected city (8 ).
The Oriental region, for its part, has 18 new cases, mainly in Nador (15), followed by the region of Beni Mellal-Khénifra which takes stock of 14 new contaminations including 9 in Khouribga, while Dakhla Oued-Eddahab observes 11 new infections concentrated in Oued Ed-Dahab.
For its part, the region of Fès-Meknes takes stock of 10 new contaminations including 5 in Fez, while that of Daraâ-Tafilalet finds 9 including 6 in Errachidia, that is to say one more case than that of Souss-Massa.
Finally, the last regions in the ranking with new cases are those of Guelmim-Oued Noun with 6 (4 in Tan-Tan, 1 in Sidi Ifni and 1 in Guelmim) and 3 in Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra (2 in Laâyoune and 1 in Boujdour).