The health ministry announced that 193 COVID-19 patients have severe symptoms.
Rabat – Morocco’s Ministry of Health has recorded 1,672 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in Morocco to 65,453 as of 6 p.m. on September 3.
Morocco also recorded an additional 866 recoveries from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
The total number of recovered patients now stands at 51,223. The country has a recovery rate of 76.9%.
Meanwhile, the health ministry recorded 37 more fatalities related to COVID-19, bringing the death toll to 1,253.
The number of active COVID-19 cases stands at 14,379.
The ministry counts 193 COVID-19 patients with severe symptoms.
Moroccan health authorities also excluded 20,882 suspected COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours.
Approximately 1,934,269 suspected COVID-19 carriers have tested negative for the virus since the pandemic reached Morocco on March 2.
COVID-19’s geographical dispatch across Morocco
The region of Casablanca still ranks first in terms of COVID-19 cases, hosting 29.69% of the country’s confirmed infections.
The Marrakech-Safi region accounts for 16.10% of the national total.
The Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima follows, covering 15.10% of all cases recorded in Morocco.
The Fez-Meknes represents 14.34%.
The Rabat-Sale-Kenitra covers 9.05% of cases in Morocco.
The Beni Mellal-Khenifra region accounts for 4.48%.
The Draa-Tafilalet region covers 4.40% of all COVID-19 cases registered in Morocco.
The Souss-Massa region holds 2.02% of Morocco’s total.
The Oriental region now accounts for 1.88%.
The southern region of Dakhla-Oued Eddahab represents 0.89%.
The Guelmim-Oued Noun region follows with 0.47%.
Finally, the region of Laayoune-Sakia-El Hamra represents 1.57% of COVID-19 cases in Morocco.
In order to ensure safe study conditions, amid the start of the 2020-2021 school year, the Ministry of Education in Morocco has decided to adopt health security measures inside schools.
The Minister of Education, Saaid Amzazi, revealed Yesterday that that every classroom will contain between 15 and 20 students, according to groups, avoiding overcrowding and upholding preventive measures against the spread of COVID-19.
Amzazi also revealed that students who opt for in-person education will have a space of four meters each.
This is set to count for the implementation of social distancing in classrooms with a surface that varies between 48 and 56 square meters.