Morocco Confirms Record-Breaking 6,195 New COVID-19 Cases
London, Nov. 13, 2020 (AltAfrica)-Morocco’s Ministry of Health recorded 6,195 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. This brings the country’s total number of confirmed infections to 276,821.
This is the highest number of COVID-19 cases that Morocco has recorded in 24 hours. The second highest daily count was that of yesterday, November 7, with 5,836 new infections.
Morocco also reported another 4,297 COVID-19 recoveries in the last 24 hours.
The total number of recovered COVID-19 carriers in Morocco is now 226,040. The national recovery rate is 81.7%.
Meanwhile, the country says there are also 64 more COVID-19-related fatalities, bringing the death toll to 4,570. The mortality rate stands at 1.7%.
The number of active COVID-19 cases in Morocco is 46,211 as of 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 12.
Morocco counts 967 patients with severe symptoms, including 93 of today’s newly-identified patients. Approximately 72 are under intubation, while 424 are under non-invasive ventilation.
According to the ministry, the occupancy rate of intensive care beds dedicated to COVID-19 patients stands at 37%.
Health authorities in Morocco excluded 17,370 suspected COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours.
Approximately 3,299,871 suspected COVID-19 carriers have tested negative for the virus since the pandemic broke out in Morocco on March 2.