Morocco extends lockdown by another month

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Morocco has extended its lockdown measures by another month. Morocco will extend lockdown measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus for another month until May 20, the government said on Saturday.

Morocco was initially planning to end the confinement period, which started on March 20, on Monday, April 20.

The continuous increase of the novel coronavirus cases led the government to extend the state of emergency until it manages to sufficiently contain the virus.

On April 16, the Ministry of Health reported 227 new COVID-19 cases at 10 a.m. Thursday’s COVID-19 report presented the highest number of new cases since the outbreak of the virus in Morocco on March 20.

Morocco has now confirmed 2,670 COVID-19 cases, including 298 recoveries and 137 fatalities.

Read more via MoroccoWorldNews

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