Morocco has registered 665 new cases carrying the coronavirus in the last 24 hours after a rather calm first day of the week, bringing the total number of cases identified at the national level since the start of the epidemic to 495,421. low of new cases recorded the day before, Tuesday’s toll starts to rise again.
Currently, the total of active cases increases to 3,443, among them, 419 cases are in serious condition. In terms of national incidence, the rate rises to 1,362.5 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.
Over the last 24 hours, the incidence has been 1.8 cases per 100,000 inhabitants and the number of people fully vaccinated (having received the first and second dose) has reached 4,315,802 while people having received the second dose of the vaccine is estimated at 3,566,498, according to the Department of Health.
About the geographical distribution of the new cases identified in Morocco in the last 24 hours, it is the region of Casablanca-Settat which comes first with 477 infections, the majority of which was recorded in the city of Casablanca with 379 cases, and 37 cases in Mohammedia, 33 in Nouaceur, 12 in Berrechid, 6 in Mediouna, 5 in El Jadida, 4 in Benslimane and 1 in Settat.
The region of Rabat-Salé-Kénitra comes in second position this Tuesday with 64 new infections including 23 in Salé, 22 in Kénitra, 10 in Skhirat-Témara, 5 in Rabat, 2 in Sidi Slimane, 1 in Khemisset and Sidi Kacem.
Similar results for the regions of Marrakech-Safi and Oriental with 23 and 20 cases respectively. There are 20 infections in Marrakech and 3 in Chichaoua for the first and 10 cases in Oujda-Angad, 4 in Taourirt, 3 in Berkane, 2 in Nador and 1 in Jerada for the second.
Same daily report for the regions of Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra and Dakhla-Oued Eddahab which both recorded 17 cases distributed as follows: 15 cases in Laâyoune, 1 in Smara and 1 in Boujdour for the first while all the cases of Dakhla-Oued Eddahab were identified in Oued Eddahab.
One case less takes stock of the Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima region with 8 infectious diseases identified in Tangier-Assilah, 3 in Larache, 2 in Tetouan and M’diq-Fnideq and 1 case in Al Hoceima.
The regions of Drâa-Tafilalet and Souss-Massa also recorded the same assessment with 10 positive cases for covid-19, including 9 cases recorded in Errachidia and 1 case in Tinghir for the first, and 4 cases recorded in Inzegane-Ait Melloul , 2 in Tiznit and Tata, 1 in Agadir-Ida-Ou-Tanane and Chtouka-Ait Baha for the second.
The rest of the regions show results below ten infections, this is the case of Beni Mellal-Khénifra with 6 cases distributed between 3 in Fqih Bensaleh, 2 in Khouribga and 1 in Khénifra), the region of Guelmim- Oued Noun with 3 cases including 2 in Assa Zag and 1 in Tan Tan and finally 2 cases in the region of Fès-Meknes, identified in Fez.