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Morocco's COVID-19 cases surpass 110,000

25 Sep 2020, 04:30 GMT+10

RABAT, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Morocco registered 2,356 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, taking the tally in the North African country since March 2 to 110,099, the health ministry said in a statement.

In addition, 38 new deaths were reported, pushing the death toll to 1,956.

The total recoveries increased by 1,942 to 90,186 in the last 24 hours, while 289 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.

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