Daily Archives: June 17, 2020

Covid-19: 54 New Confirmed Cases in Morocco, 8,985 in Total, Ministry

Rabat – Fifty-four (54) new cases of infection with the new coronavirus (Covid-19) were confirmed in Morocco until Wednesday at 10:00 am, bringing to 8,985 the total number of contamination cases, the Ministry of Health announced. The number of cured cases rose to 7,960 with 23 new recoveries, while that of deaths stagnated at 212

Covid-19: Ministry of Health Denies Purchasing Expired Diagnostic Tests

Rabat – The Ministry of Health categorically denied, on Wednesday, allegations about the acquisition of expired rapid diagnostic tests for coronavirus. In a statement in response to a newspaper reporting the purchase of Covid-19 equipment and rapid diagnostic tests, the department noted that the article contains false information intended to mislead the public opinion in

Morocco Has One of Lowest Fatality Rates in World and 90% of Cases Recovered, WB

Washington – The World Bank highlighted the approach adopted by Morocco to face the coronavirus pandemic allowing it today to have one of the lowest fatality rates in the world and a recovery rate of 90 pc, noting the commitment of public authorities to ensuring rigorous monitoring of the situation through an increased capacity for

UNDP Financial Support to Prison Administration: Production Capacity of 20,000 Masks Per Day in Penal Institutions

Rabat – Some 20 penal institutions have been provided with equipment and raw materials to reach a production capacity of 20,000 masks per day, as part of the national effort to combat the spread of Covid-19. This project for the manufacture of protective masks in production units within penal institutions has received financial support from

Medical Aid to African Countries: CEN-SAD Pays Tribute to HM the King for Multifaceted Support to African States

N’Djamena – The Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) paid tribute to HM King Mohammed VI for his high sense of responsibility, his constant solicitude and the multifaceted support to other African States, following the Sovereign’s initiative to grant, on the basis of High Royal Instructions, medical aid to several brotherly African countries to support them

Covid-19: WB Loans Morocco 48 mln Dollars

Washington – The World Bank approved Tuesday a 48-million dollar loan to help Morocco manage the effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic as the Kingdom is exiting strict lockdown measures. The loan is part of an ongoing Program for Results project, approved in 2015, and aiming to support primary health care services, said the Bank in

Morocco: Stephen Orr New President of BritCham

Casablanca – The former vice-president and general manager of Bombardier Morocco, Stephen Orr, has been unanimously elected as the new president of the British Chamber of Commerce for Morocco (BritCham), the organization announced Wednesday. Orr was elected at the end of a meeting on Monday of BritCham’s board of directors, convened following the resignation of