Morocco’s COVID-19 tally rises to 525,443 with 468 new cases

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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’s COVID-19 tally rose to 525,443 on Thursday as 468 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours.

The country’s coronavirus death toll rose by four to 9,225, while 187 people were in intensive care units, said a statement by the Moroccan Ministry of Health.

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 total number of recoveries from COVID-19 in Morocco increased to 512,487 after 390 new ones were added, the statement said.

Meanwhile, 9,372,198 people have received so far the first vaccine shot against COVID-19 in the country, with 7,889,708 having received the second dose.

The North African country launched a nationwide vaccination campaign on Jan. 28 after the arrival of the first shipment of China’s Sinopharm vaccines.

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