RSK region returns to the top of the most affected

The region of Rabat-Salé-Kénitra is the most affected by new contaminations, this Friday, October 15, while the epidemiological situation is improving in the country.

Hespress’s watch and monitoring platform,, details that Morocco now has 941,446 confirmed cases, 14,520 deaths (i.e. a mortality rate of 1.5%), 921,048 healings, a total of 8,965,026 tests (an increase of 13,154), and 5,865 cases under treatment, including 414 in serious condition (23 under intubation).

In addition, 23,218,100 people have received a first dose of the coronavirus vaccine since the launch of the campaign while 20,869,902 are in the second dose and 625,088 for the third, the health ministry said.

As for the geographical distribution, Rabat-Salé-Kénitra leads the most affected regions with 190 new infections, mainly in Rabat (40) and Khemisset (35).

The Grand Casablanca-Settat region is the second in terms of new infections and registers 159 new cases, the majority of which have been recorded in Casablanca (122).

Next, the Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima region which reports 30 new cases, including 9 in M’diq Fnideq, while that of Marrakech-Safi has 13, with Marrakech the most affected city (8).

The region of Fès-Meknes has 13 new cases, mainly in Fez (6), followed by the region of Beni Mellal-Khenifra reports 9 new infections including 4 in Fquih Ben Salah.

For its part, the region of Dakhla Oued-Eddahab draws up an assessment of 8 new contaminations concentrated in Oued Ed-Dahab, as well as Laâyoune Sakia-El Hamra including 4 in Laâyoune and the Oriental including 4 also in Nador.

Finally, the last regions in the ranking with new cases are those of Draâ-Tafilalet (3), Souss-Massa (3) and Guelmim Oued-Noun (1).

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