Daily Archives: May 12, 2020

Covid-19: 28 New Recoveries in Marrakech-Safi Region

Marrakech – A total of 28 new Covid-19 recoveries have been recorded in the Marrakech-Safi region, bringing to 836 the number of people fully cured in the region until Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. A new tally by the Regional Directorate of Health (DRS) reported 25 new recoveries in the prefecture of Marrakech and three in

No Covid-19 Case Among Detainees or Staff at Sefrou Prison – Administration

Rabat – No case of the novel coronavirus has been recorded among the detainees or the staff at the local prison of Sefrou, said the prison administration on Tuesday. The source dismissed the “baseless” allegations contained in a video posted on YouTube claiming that 22 Covid-19 cases were reported at the local prison of Sefrou.

Covid-19 Fund: Second Operation to Support Households of Informal Sector Starts on May 14

Rabat – A second operation to support households belonging to the informal sector who have lost their income due to the state of health emergency, will start on Thursday, May 14, as part of the continuation of the momentum of national solidarity in this period of pandemic, announced the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Administration

Five People Killed in Road Accidents in Morocco’s Urban Areas Last Week, Police

Rabat – Five people were killed and 592 were injured, including 24 seriously, in 472 traffic accidents that occurred in urban areas on May 04-10, 2020, national police (DGSN) said. These accidents were mainly ascribed to non-control of vehicles, non-respect of priority, excessive speeding and pedestrian and driver errors, the source pointed out in a

Coronavirus: 278 Excluded Cases in Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra, No Infection Since April

Laayoune – Some 278 suspected cases of contamination with the new coronavirus (Covid-19) in the Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra region have been dismissed following negative test results, said Tuesday the regional directorate of Health (DRS). Out of this total, 142 of these excluded cases are from the city of Laayoune, 74 from Boujdour and 62 from

Students Back to Schools in September, Baccalaureate Exams Maintained – Minister

Rabat – Students will not return to classes in educational institutions until next September, minister of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research, government spokesman Saaid Amzazi announced on Tuesday.  The baccalaureate examinations will be maintained, namely the national exams of the second year of the baccalaureate to be held in July and

Former Privatization Minister, Abderrahmane Saaïdi, Passes Away

Rabat – Former Privatization minister Abderrahmane Saidi died Tuesday morning in Casablanca at the age of 74 after a long illness, according to his family. The late Abderrahmane Saaïdi was minister of Economic Incentives and Privatisation, delegate to the Prime minister, in charge of State Establishments in 1995. Between 1997 and 1998, he was appointed