Laboratories throughout Morocco have conducted more than 2.27 million tests for COVID-19 since the pandemic reached the country in March.
Rabat – Morocco’s Ministry of Health has recorded 2,121 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. This brings the country’s total number of confirmed cases to 90,324.
Morocco also reported an additional 2,077 recoveries from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
The total number of recovered COVID-19 patients now stands at 71,047, with a national recovery rate of 78.7%.
Meanwhile, the health ministry recorded 34 more COVID-19 fatalities, bringing the death toll to 1,648. The mortality rate remains at 1.8%.
The number of active COVID-19 cases stands at 17,629 as of 6 p.m. on Tuesday, September 15.
Morocco counts 263 patients with severe symptoms, including 58 under artificial respiration.
Moroccan health authorities also excluded 20,158 suspected COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours.
Approximately 2,183,718 suspect COVID-19 cases have tested negative for the virus since the pandemic broke out in Morocco on March 2.
COVID-19’s geographical distribution throughout Morocco
Health authorities in the Casablanca-Settat region confirmed 924 new COVID-19 cases and nine deaths in the past 24 hours. The region has recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases in Morocco.
The Rabat-Sale-Kenitra region confirmed 245 new cases and two deaths.
The region of Marrakech-Safi recorded 163 new cases as well as four fatalities.
The Souss-Massa region confirmed 150 new cases and one death.
The Beni Mellal-Khenifra region reported 143 new cases and four deaths.
The region of Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima registered 122 new cases and five deaths.
The Draa-Tafilalet region recorded 108 new cases and one death.
The Oriental region recorded 79 new cases and one death.
The region of Fez-Meknes confirmed 68 new infections and five fatalities.
The region of Dakhla-Oued Eddahab recorded 49 new COVID-19 cases and one death.
The Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra region recorded 44 new cases and one death.
The region of Guelmim-Oued Noun recorded 26 new cases and no deaths.