Morocco registers 1,240 new COVID-19 cases, 23 more deaths

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A medical worker wearing protective equipment takes a swab sample from a student for a COVID-19 test in Rabat, Morocco, Jan. 12, 2021. Morocco on Tuesday reported 801 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally of infections in the country since March 2 to 453,789. A campaign to detect the new variants of COVID-19 has been organized in middle and high schools across six regions in the country. (Photo by Chadi/Xinhua)

Morocco announced on Saturday 1,240 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally in the North African country since March 2 to 458,865.

FILE PHOTO: A medical worker wearing protective equipment takes a swab sample from a student for a COVID-19 test in Rabat, Morocco. (Photo by Chadi/Xinhua)

The number of recoveries from the coronavirus in Morocco increased to 433,937 after 1,361 more were added, while the death toll rose by 23 to 7,911, the ministry of health said in a statement.

Meanwhile, 975 patients are in intensive care units.

The COVID-19 fatality rate in Morocco stands at 1.7 percent while the recovery rate is 94.6 percent.

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