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)
RABAT, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- Morocco on Tuesday reported 801 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally of infections in the country since March 2 to 453,789.
The total number of recoveries from COVID-19 in Morocco increased to 427,351 after 1,345 new ones were added, Moroccan Ministry of Health said in a statement.
The death toll rose to 7,784 with 17 new fatalities added during the last 24 hours, while 1,045 people were treated in the intensive care units.
The COVID-19 fatality rate in Morocco stands at 1.7 percent while the recovery rate is 94.2 percent.
With fewer tests being done, the number of new COVID-19 cases declined in Morocco in the past days. Enditem