More than 1.7 million Moroccans were vaccinated against COVID-19 within three weeks, according to Health Ministry figures. The authorities hope to vaccinate 25 million people within three months with this free campaign.
The country, which has a population of more than 35 million, has been applying the state of emergency since mid-March 2020, and has recorded 478,595 cases of COVID-19, including 8,491 deaths.
And it is assumed that 500 thousand doses of the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine will arrive this week, according to local media, after receiving 500 thousand in January.
And still Virus It spreads in Morocco at a rate of 500 injuries per day. The number of daily examinations to detect infection has decreased in recent days from 20 thousand to 10 thousand.
The statement stated that the extension of the restrictions comes “after the appearance of mutated copies of the virus.”
The health crisis has negative effects on the country’s economy, as the number of unemployed increased by 29 percent between 2019 and 2020, reaching 1.43 million people. This increase is due exclusively to the elimination of jobs, especially in the agricultural and fishing sectors. According to the High Commission for planning.