Sun, 09 May 2021

RABAT, May 3 (Xinhua) -- Morocco's COVID-19 tally rose to 511,912 on Monday as 56 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours.

According to a statement by the Ministry of Health, the death toll rose to 9,032 with four new fatalities during the last 24 hours, while 302 people are in intensive care units.

The total number of recoveries from COVID-19 in Morocco increased to 498,624 after 209 new ones were added, the statement said.

The COVID-19 fatality rate in Morocco stands at 1.8 percent while the recovery rate is 97.3 percent.

Meanwhile, 5,107,128 people have received so far the first vaccine shots against COVID-19 in the country, and 4,282,269 people have received the second doses.

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

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