Fri, 14 Aug 2020

RABAT, July 13 (Xinhua) -- A total of 191 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Morocco on Monday, bringing the total number of cases to 15,936.

The number of people cured has increased to 12,934 with 651 new recoveries, said Hind Ezzine, head of the Department of Epidemic Diseases of the Ministry of Health, at a regular press briefing.

Ezzine added that the country's COVID-19 death toll stood at 255, as five new fatalities were recorded in the last 24 hours.

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 Morocco to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

China's Guizhou Province has also donated 15,000 surgical gloves, 20,000 medical masks and 2,000 protective suits to help protect Moroccan medical workers fighting the pandemic.

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