Wed, 21 Oct 2020

RABAT, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Morocco on Saturday reported 2,719 new COVID-19 cases, raising the total number of infections in the country to 115,241.

The death toll rose by 43 to 2,041, while 374 patients are in intensive care units, said the Moroccan Ministry of Health in a press release.

The number of recoveries from the coronavirus in Morocco increased to 94,150 after 2,218 more recoveries were added on Saturday, the ministry said.

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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