In Morocco, deaths are on the rise again this Friday, April 2. The country recorded 10 deaths in 24 hours, bringing the national total since the start of the pandemic to 8,835. The death rate is still stable at 1.78%.
In details, the deaths are distributed as follows: 6 deaths in the region of Casablanca-Settat (5 in Casablanca, 1 in Settat), 1 new death in the region of Rabat-Salé-Kénitra in the city of Sidi Kacem, 1 death in the region of Marrakech-Safi in the city of Marrakech, one death in the region of Beni Mellal-Khénifra in the city of Khouribga and finally a death in the region of Tanger-Tétouan-Al Hoceima in the city of Tangier-Assilah . The other regions of the Kingdom have not recorded any deaths in the last 24 hours.
Morocco has also recorded 513 cures bringing the national total since the start of the pandemic to 484,224 remissions. The cure rate stood at 97.38% this Friday while the total active cases amounted to 4,198 cases (0.84%).
Also according to the department of Khalid Ait Taleb in its daily epidemiological assessment, 24 new severe cases were admitted to intensive care in 24 hours for a total of 420, this Friday, April 2. The cases under non-invasive ventilation are 212 while those under intubation are 25.
In addition, and as indicated by the monitoring and monitoring platform Hespress, covid.hespress.com/en, the Kingdom has identified during the last 24 hours, 581 new confirmed cases of Covid-19, bearing the national total of proven contaminations to 497,257. However, the occupancy rate of the intensive care beds dedicated to Covid-19 reached 13.3%, while the cumulative incidence rate reached 1367.5%.
Regarding vaccination, the number of beneficiaries of the first dose of the vaccine since the start of the national campaign reached 4,331,082, including 3,840,569 totally, the health ministry said.
The Ministry of Health therefore 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.