COVID-19 Vaccinations in Morocco Exceed 250,000

“Moroccan health authorities announced 795 new recoveries from COVID-19, increasing the total number of recovered patients in the country to 450,847. The number represents a national recovery rate of 95.5%.”

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Spain, Morocco Plan to Promote Post-COVID-19 Economic Recovery

“Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs Arancha Gonzalez Laya said on Tuesday that Spain and Morocco are engaged in promoting their economic recovery. Although the post-pandemic economic recovery is one priority for the two countries, Morocco and Spain share formal agreements in several fields, such as security.”

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Sinopharm: What You Should Know About Morocco’s Chosen COVID-19 Vaccine

“The Ministry of Health announced on Friday that the vaccine Morocco will use in the upcoming national COVID-19 vaccination campaign is from Sinopharm, a state-owned Chinese pharmaceutical company.”

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Morocco Extends Lockdown Measures in Agadir, Taroudant, Tiznit

“The city of Agadir began welcoming tourists in October, but the prefecture is now on lockdown as COVID-19 cases continue to rise. Local authorities in the prefectures and provinces of Agadir, Taroudant, and Tiznit, in Morocco’s central Souss-Massa region, extended lockdown measures this weekend in a bid to curb rising COVID-19 case counts.”

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Moroccan Doctors Strike Against Recurring Issues, COVID-19 Doesn’t Help

“Moroccan doctors have long fought for better-quality facilities, technology, wages, and working conditions. Protests have recurred year after year with similar demands every time, but there are also far fewer doctors in the nation than needed, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.”

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Spain’s Embassy in Morocco Alerts Travelers of PCR Test Requirement

“The embassy said international travelers from ‘high-risk’ countries must have negative COVID-19 results of a PCR test conducted within 72 hours of arriving in Spain.”

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How Much Does COVID-19 Treatment Cost in Morocco?

“On November 11, Morocco’s Ministry of Health publicized the reference prices for COVID-19 treatment and launched an online platform to receive complaints about private clinics that violate the regulated fees. According to the ministry’s document, people who catch or suspect having caught COVID-19 in Morocco can visit private clinics for a medical consultation for $9-$16.”

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Algeria’s ‘Fresh Start’ Fades Amid COVID-19, Low Referendum Turnout

“Algeria’s government faces a deficit of trust amid a resurgence of COVID-19 and a low turnout in the referendum to approve its contentious new constitution.”

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Morocco’s Exports Slumped by 11.8% in First Nine Months of 2020

“Morocco’s Exchange Office has said that the country’s exports stood at 187.1 ($20.53) billion by the end of September, marking a decline of 11.8 %.”

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African Development Bank to Issue €118 Million Loan to Support Morocco’s COVID-19 Response

“The funding will help Morocco purchase new resuscitation-equipped beds and upgrade technical platforms at dozens of hospitals across the country to face the pandemic.”

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