Epidemiological indicators are red. This Monday, August 9, the epidemiological report in Morocco reports 69 deaths due to Covid-19, bringing the national total since the start of the pandemic to 10,404. The case fatality rate stood at the start of the week at 1.48%.
In details, the deaths are distributed as follows: 15 deaths in the region of Casablanca-Settat (9 in Casablanca, 4 in El Jadida, 2 in Berrechid), 6 deaths in the region of Rabat-Salé-Kénitra (4 in Salé , 2 in Kénitra), 15 deaths in the Souss-Massa region (4 in Agadir-Ida-Ou-Tanane, 7 in Inezgane-Ait-Melloul, 2 in Tiznit, 1 in Chtouka-Ait Baha, 1 in Tata) and 10 deaths in the Marrakech-Safi region (5 in Marrakech, 1 in Essaouira, 3 in Rehamna, 1 in Youssoufia).
Likewise, 4 deaths were recorded in the Tangier-Tétouan-Al Hoceima region (2 in Larache, 1 in Ouezzane, 1 in Al hoceima), 6 deaths in the Oriental region (5 in Taourirt, 1 in Guercif ), 4 deaths in the region of Fès-Meknes (1 in Fès, 1 in Taza, 1 in Sefrou, 1 in Meknes), 4 deaths in the region of Beni Mellal-Khénifra (2 in Khouribga, 1 in Beni Mellal, 1 in Khénifra), 3 deaths in the region of Darâa-Tafilalet (1 in Zagora, 1 in Tinghir, 1 in Midelt) and finally 1 new death in the region of Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra in the city of Laâyoune. The other regions of the Kingdom have not recorded any deaths in the last 24 hours.
Also in its daily epidemiological assessment, the Ministry of Health reports 292 new severe cases admitted to intensive care in 24 hours for a total of 1,671 cases on Monday, which raised the occupancy rate of intensive care beds to 46.6 %. Cases under non-invasive ventilation have also increased to 995 while those under intubation number 46.
In addition, and as indicated by the monitoring and monitoring platform of MoroccoLatestNews, www.moroccolatestnews.com, the Kingdom has identified during the last 24 hours, 5,043 new confirmed cases of Covid-19, bringing the national total of contaminations. found to be 701.325. The cumulative incidence rate reached 1923 / 100,000 inhabitants.
Morocco has also recorded 5,021 healings bringing the national total since the start of the pandemic to 617,411 remissions. The cure rate stood at 88.03% on Monday while the total of active cases increased considerably to 73,510 cases (10.48%).
Regarding vaccination, the number of beneficiaries of the first dose of the vaccine since the start of the national campaign reached 15,343,370, for a total of 11,069,848.
The Ministry of Health therefore invites citizens to respect the rules of hygiene and health safety as well as the preventive measures taken by the Moroccan authorities by showing responsibility and patriotism.