Xinhua - Monday, June 1st 2020

Morocco reports 27 new COVID-19 cases, 7,807 in total

Rabat - Moroccan Health Ministry on Sunday reported 27 new infections with COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the North African country to 7,807. The number of the recoveries increased to 5,459 after 58 new ones were added, Mouad Mrabet, coordinator of the Moroccan Centre for Public Health said at a press briefing. He also reported one new fatality, bringing the death toll from the coronavirus to 205.

The official underlined the stability of the coronavirus mortality rate in Morocco which stands at 2.6 percent, saying that the recovery rate rose to 69.9 percent. China has helped Morocco in its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. On May 14, China Development Bank sent a batch of donation to the North African country, including respirators and medical protective masks. China's Guizhou Province has also donated 15,000 surgical gloves, 20,000 medical masks and 2,000 protective suits to help protect Moroccan medical workers fighting the pandemic.