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Covid-19: health restrictions extended by 2 weeks

Written by FDM

The precautionary measures adopted on January 13 to fight against the spread of the Covid-19 virus are extended by two weeks from Tuesday, February 02 at 9 p.m. In addition, more than 200,000 people were vaccinated by Monday, February 1 at 6 p.m.

A government press release specified that this decision is made based on the recommendations of the Scientific and Technical Commission concerning the need to maintain the necessary measures to fight against the coronavirus, in particular after the evolution of this epidemic at the global level following the appearance of new variants of the virus in some neighboring countries. Also according to this press release, the decision is part of ongoing efforts to contain the spread of the epidemic and limit its negative repercussions.
Note that the health restrictions concern the closure of restaurants, cafes, shops, and supermarkets at 8 p.m. throughout Morocco, as well as the night curfew from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. throughout national territory as well as the ban on public or private parties and gatherings.

In addition, and according to a report from the Ministry of Health, more than 200,000 people were vaccinated against Covid-19 on Monday, February 1 at 6 p.m. The pandemic situation continues to improve, according to official figures. 281 new positive cases have been recorded and 12 people have been swept away by the virus, bringing the total toll to 8,287 since the start of the pandemic.

(With MAP)