MAP - Thursday, March 19th 2020

Covid-19: 5 New Confirmed Cases in Morocco, 54 in Total (Ministry of Health)

Rabat - Five new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have been confirmed in Morocco bringing to 54 the total number of confirmed cases in the Kingdom, the ministry of health announced Wednesday night.

The new cases are people who had contacts with patients who tested positive to Covid-19 in the Fez-Meknes region, the ministry pointed out in a release, adding that the patients receive the appropriate medical care at a hospital.

The ministry of health urges citizens to implement the precautionary measures issued by Moroccan authorities, act with responsibility and show patriotism.