Morocco reports 174 new COVID-19 cases, 4,903 in total
Morocco announced on Sunday 174 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number in the country to 4,903, Trend reports citing Xinhua.
Meanwhile, 174 people have died from the novel coronavirus since the start of the outbreak on March 2, said Mohamed El Youbi, director of epidemiology at the ministry, at his daily briefing.
He announced 182 more recoveries during the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of recovered people in Morocco to 1,438.
In addition, 8,338 people as contacts with the infected patients are still under medical surveillance, he added.
The mortality rate of this pandemic reached 3.7 percent, while the recovery rate is above 29.3 percent in the country, he added.
On April 18, Morocco extended the state of medical emergency until May 20 in a strengthened effort to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus.
A nationwide one-month curfew was imposed starting April 25.