People wearing face masks are seen on a street in Casablanca, Morocco, on Sept. 16, 2020. Morocco reported 1,692 new COVID-19 cases and 38 deaths on Wednesday, raising the tally of infections to 92,016 and the death toll to 1,686. (Photo by Chadi/Xinhua)
RABAT, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Morocco reported 1,692 new COVID-19 cases and 38 deaths on Wednesday, raising the tally of infections to 92,016 and the death toll to 1,686.
The total number of recoveries from COVID-19 in Morocco increased to 72,968 after 1,921 new ones were added, said the Ministry of Health in a statement.
The COVID-19 fatality rate in Morocco is now 1.8 percent and the current recovery rate is 79.3 percent, while 261 patients are in intensive care units.
China has helped Morocco in its fight against the 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