In 24 hours, 4,589 PCR tests were carried out in Morocco for a national total of 12,294,765 tests carried out since the start of the pandemic. Thus, active cases under treatment nationwide increased to 1,951 cases (0.15%).
In its epidemiological report for this Monday, August 8, the Ministry of Health reports 61 critical cases admitted to intensive care nationwide, including 9 new admissions in the last 24 hours. The occupancy rate of resuscitation beds dedicated to Covid-19 stands at 1.2%. Similarly, 4 cases under intubation were identified on Monday while the total number of cases under artificial respiration stood at 15 cases.
In addition, Morocco has recorded two deaths from Covid-19 in the past 24 hours in the city of Casablanca (Casablanca-Settat regions) and the city of Agadir-Ida-Ou-Tanane (Souss-Massa region). The national total of deaths since the start of the pandemic therefore stands at 16,259. The fatality rate stands at 1.29% on Monday.
Morocco has also recorded 308 recoveries, bringing the national total since the start of the pandemic to 1,244,486 remissions, while the recovery rate stood at 98.56% on Monday.
In addition, and as indicated by the MoroccoLatestNews monitoring and monitoring platform, www.moroccolatestnews.com, the Kingdom has recorded during the past 24 hours, 74 new confirmed Covid-19 cases, bringing the national total of contaminations turned out to be 1,262,696.
With regard to vaccination, the number of beneficiaries of the first dose of the vaccine since the start of the national campaign reached 24,881,011, 23,372,022 received D2, 6,705,951 received D3 while 30,215 received the D4, says the department of Khalid Ait Taleb.
The Ministry of Health thus 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.