Wed, 25 Nov 2020

RABAT, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- Morocco on Thursday reported 4,320 new COVID-19 cases, taking the number of infections in the country since March 2 to 212,038.

The total number of recoveries from COVID-19 in Morocco increased to 174,911 after 3,320 new ones were added, the ministry of health said in a statement.

The death toll rose to 3,572 with 66 new fatalities during the last 24 hours, while 787 people are in intensive care units.

Casablanca remains the worst-hit region in the country with 2,033 newly confirmed cases and 16 deaths during 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 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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