RABAT, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) — Morocco on Tuesday reported 2,553 new COVID-19 cases, raising the total number of infections in the country since March 2 to 137,248.
The death toll rose by 41 to 2,410, while 434 patients are in intensive care units, said the Moroccan Ministry of Health in a press release.
The number of recoveries from the coronavirus in Morocco increased to 115,354 after 2,018 more recoveries were added on Tuesday, the ministry said.
Casablanca remains the worst-hit region in the country with 1,420 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 17 deaths during the last 24 hours.
China has helped Morocco in its fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
A batch of medical supplies donated by the government of northwest China’s Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region was transported on June 8 to Casablanca-Settat in Morocco.
On May 14, China Development Bank sent a batch of donation, including respirators and medical protective masks, to help Morocco fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
China’s Guizhou Province also donated 15,000 surgical gloves, 20,000 medical masks and 2,000 protective suits to help protect Moroccan medical workers fighting the pandemic. Enditem