Active COVID-19 Cases Reach 71,387 in Morocco

“Morocco’s Health Ministry has been warning citizens about the importance of taking preventive measures, including wearing masks properly. The ministry also urged citizens eligible for the vaccine to visit the nearest center to receive the vaccination.”

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Morocco to Spearhead Vaccine Production in Africa

“Morocco plans to launch its vaccine production capabilities soon, with the initial batch scheduled to be released in a few weeks.”

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Morocco Bans Eid al-Fitr Prayers Due to COVID-19

“With its ongoing vaccination campaign, Morocco is also intensifying efforts to reach herd immunity by the end of 2022 by vaccinating as many as 33 million people (80% of Morocco’s population).”

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Minister of Labro: Morocco’s Ramadan Night Curfew Necessary to Prevent COVID-19 Spread

“Morocco imposed the Ramadan night curfew after the recent increase of COVID-19 cases in Morocco’s regions.”

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Pan-African Parliament President Applauds Morocco’s COVID-19 Crisis Management

“The North African country was among the first countries that adopted proactive measures, including the announcement of a state of emergency a few weeks after the outbreak of the virus in Morocco.”

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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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