3-month-old baby miraculously recovers from COVID-19 in Morocco
London, April 13, 2020 (AltAfrica)-A 3-month-old baby girl named Sama has miraculously recovered from COVID-19 in Morocco and left the Hassan II University Hospital on Sunday, April 12.
Moroccan television channel 2M reported that the infant is the youngest COVID-19 patient in Morocco.
The channel added that the medical staff who were taking care of baby Sama were overjoyed by her miraculous recovery.
A second COVID-19 patient in the same hospital also recovered from the virus and left the hospital same day
On April 12, the Ministry of Health announced seven new recoveries, bringing the number of recovered COVID-19 patients in Morocco to 153.
To date, Morocco has confirmed 1,617 cases of the virus, including 113 fatalities.
Morocco, like many African countries have taken strict preventive measures against the spread of the virus, imposing a state of emergency on March 20.
Citizens and residents must wear protective face masks in public carry exceptional movement permits to leave their houses for work, groceries, and medical emergencies.
Moroccan police arrested 2,268 suspects for their involvement in defying measures implemented under the state of emergency.
Security operations to ensure the success of the emergency state led to the arrest of 26,579 individuals throughout Morocco, of which 14,143 went before the public prosecution after the police custody procedure.
The Casablanca police prefecture saw the majority of arrests (4,033), followed by Rabat (3,513), Kenitra (3,149), Oujda (2,696), Marrakech (2,408), Agadir (2,127), and Sale (1,953).
Beni Mellal also recorded hundreds of arrests (973), as did Fez (913), Meknes (742), Tetouan (586), Ouarzazate (561), El Jadida (550), Settat (527), Errachidia (446), Tangier (444), Laayoune (393), Safi (242), Taza (204), Al Hoceima (119).
The operations are part of Morocco’s security measures to contain the virus across Morocco by enforcing the state of emergency.