Sun, 09 May 2021

RABAT, May 4 (Xinhua) -- Morocco's COVID-19 tally rose to 512,285 on Tuesday as 373 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours.

The death toll rose to 9,038 with six new fatalities during the last 24 hours, while 303 people are in intensive care units, according to a statement by the Ministry of Health.

The total number of recoveries from COVID-19 in Morocco increased to 499,089 after 465 new ones were added, the statement said.

The COVID-19 fatality rate in Morocco stands at 1.8 percent while the recovery rate is 97.4 percent.

Meanwhile, 5,177,964 people have received so far the first vaccine shot against COVID-19 in the country, and 4,303,826 people have received the second dose.

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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