Morocco-Coronavirus: Significant increase in deaths

Six hundred and fifty-nine (659) new cases of infection with the coronavirus (Covid-19) and 533 remissions have been recorded in the last 24 hours in Morocco, the Ministry of Health announced on Monday.

This new report brings to 26,196 the number of contaminations since the first case reported on March 2 and to 18,968 that of fully recovered people, i.e. a cure rate of 72.4%, said the coordinator of the National Center for Emergency Operations. of public health at the Ministry of Health, Mouad Mrabet.

The death toll rose to 401 (+19 new deaths) in the last 24 hours, he added, noting that the cumulative incidence rate is 72 / 100,000 inhabitants. As for the highest rates, continues the official, these are in particular Fez with 16 / 100,000 inhabitants, Tangier (13 / 100,000), Errachidia (06 / 100,000), Témara (04 / 100,000), Marrakech ( 03 / 100,000), Beni-Mellal (03 / 100,000) and Casablanca (02 / 100,000). The nineteen deaths occurred in the cities of Casablanca (3), Tangier (8), Fez (2), Marrakech (3), Rabat (1), Téouan (1) and Al Hoceima (1), reported the manager, who noted that the number of cases excluded after negative results of laboratory analyzes amounts to 21,008, for a total of 1,290,665 cases.

He also said that 83% of new cases were detected as part of the contact tracking system which has so far reached 123,067 contact persons, including 16,226 currently under medical monitoring.

As for the geographical distribution of the new cases, the official said that Fès-Meknes recorded 225 cases (201 in Fès, 13 in Meknes, 04 in Ifrane, 03 in Sefrou, 02 in Moulay Yaacoub, 1 case in Taza and 1 case in Taounate), 180 cases in Tanger-Tétouan-Al Hoceima (154 in Tanger, 10 in Tétouan, 06 in M’diq and Fnideq, 05 in Al Hoceima, 03 in Ouazzane, 1 case in Laarache and 1 case in Chefchaouen) , 89 cases in Casablanca-Settat (77 in Casablanca and 12 cases in Berrechid), 54 cases in Rabat-Salé-Kénitra (30 in Témara, 09 in Rabat, 09 in Sidi Kacem, 02 in Sidi Slimane; 02 in Khémisset and 02 in Sale), 44 cases in Marrakech-Safi (all in Marrakech), 33 cases in Drâa-Tafilalet (24 in Errachidia, 05 in Tinguir, 02 in Midelt and 02 in Ouarzazate), 20 cases in Béni Mellal-Khénifra (17 in Béni Mellal and 03 in Azilal), 11 cases in Oriental (06 in Taourirt, 03 in Oujda, 1 in Guercif and 1 in Driouch), 02 cases in Dakhla and one case in Agadir Ida-Ou Tanane. Regarding active cases, Mr. Mrabet indicated that 6,827 people are currently under treatment in hospitals, distributed between the regions of Tangier-Tétouan-Al Hoceima (1.955), Fès-Meknes (1.847), Casablanca-Settat (1.545 ), Marrakech-Safi (576), Rabat-Salé-Kénitra (456), Drâa-Tafilalet (138), Béni Mellal-Khénifra (126), l’Oriental (88), Dakhla-Oued Eddahab (52), Souss- Massa (35), Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra (08) and Guelmim-Oued Noun (01).

For people in critical condition, he reported 79 cases admitted to resuscitation and intensive care units, adding that these cases are distributed among the regions of Casablanca-Settat (24 cases, including 7 intubated people) , Marrakech-Safi (19), Tétouan-Al Hoceima (16, including 2 intubated), Fès-Meknes (11, including 2 intubated), Rabat-Salé-Kénitra (7, including 3 intubated) and Souss-Massa (2) .

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