The occupancy rate of intensive care beds continues its upward trend due to the new severe cases admitted to intensive care. Indeed, this Tuesday, August 3, 232 new critical cases were identified for a national total of 1203, bringing the occupancy rate to 38%. Thus, the total of cases under artificial respiration is 689 cases, including 47 under intubation and 642 under non-invasive ventilation.
Morocco has recorded in the last 24 hours, 64 new deaths due to Covid-19, bringing the national total since the start of the pandemic to 9,949. The case fatality rate stood at 1.5% on Monday.
In details, the deaths are distributed as follows: 16 in Casablanca-Settat (13 in Casablanca, 2 in El Jadida and 1 in Settat), 14 in Souss Massa (11 in Agadir-Ida -Ou-Tanane, 2 in Tiznit and 1 in Inezgane- Ait Melloul), 10 in Marrakech-Safi (6 in Marrakech, 2 in Essaouira and 2 in Youssoufia), 1 in Rabat-Salé-Kénitra (1 in Rabat), 5 in Tanger-Tétouan-Al Hoceima (4 in Tetouan and 1 in Ouazzane), 5 in Béni Mellal-Khénifra (2 in Fquih Ben Salah, 1 in Azilal, 1 in Khenifra and 1 in Khouribga), 2 in Darâa-Tafilalet (1 in Midelt and 1 in Errachidia), 3 in Fès-Meknes (2 in Fès and 1 in Meknes), 4 in Guelmim Oued-Noun (3 in Guelmim and 1 in Sidi Ifni) and 2 in Laâyoune Sakia-El Hamra in Laâyoune.
Also according to the epidemiological report of the Ministry of Health, Morocco has recorded 5,466 cures bringing the national total since the start of the pandemic to 574,918 remissions. The cure rate stands at 89.5% this Monday, while the total of active cases is 57,816 cases (8.56%).
In addition, the MoroccoLatestNews monitoring and monitoring platform, www.moroccolatestnews.com, details as well as Morocco now has 642,683 confirmed cases, 9,949 deaths (i.e. a mortality rate of 1.55%), 574,918 healings, a total of 6,430,807 tests (an increase of 18,119), and 57,816 cases under treatment, including 1,115 in serious condition (41 under intubation). In addition, 14,314,037 people have received a first dose of the vaccine since the launch of the campaign while 10,437,707 are on the second dose, the health ministry said.
The Ministry of Health invites citizens to respect the rules of hygiene and health security as well as the preventive measures taken by the Moroccan authorities by showing responsibility and patriotism.