Morocco’s health minister has repeatedly stressed the importance of wearing face masks in public to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

97% of Moroccan Households Report Having Face Masks
Wearing face masks in public became mandatory in Morocco on April 7 to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Photo: Amine Bakkari/Morocco World News
Morgan Hekking holds a BA in International Relations from Hobart & William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York.