Thu, 15 Apr 2021

RABAT, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- Morocco's COVID-19 tally rose to 483,410 on Saturday as 416 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours.

According to a statement by the Ministry of Health, the death toll mounted to 8,615 as 7 COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours.

The total number of recoveries from COVID-19 in Morocco increased to 468,807 after 420 new ones were added, while 433 people are in intensive care units, the statement said.

The COVID-19 fatality rate in Morocco stands at 1.8 percent while the recovery rate is 97 percent.

Meanwhile, 3,435,997 people have been vaccinated so far against COVID-19 in the country.

The North African country launched a nationwide vaccination campaign on Jan. 28 after the arrival of the first shipment of China's Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines.

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