Record .. Morocco conducts more than a thousand Corona analyzes in one day

Morocco has increased the frequency of laboratory tests to detect corona cases in the country, as national reference laboratories have conducted more than a thousand analyzes in just one day during the past 24 hours.

It appears through the analysis of the official data issued by the Ministry of Health, on Thursday evening, that the number of medical laboratory analyzes during the past 24 hours amounted to 1316; a record number that comes in the context of increasing the number of reference laboratories dedicated to conducting Corona analyzes in the country.

Official data also indicate that the total laboratory analysis since the appearance of the Corona epidemic in Morocco has reached, to date, 11996; including 2,283 confirmed cases, while 9,713 cases were excluded after a negative laboratory analysis.

The health authorities have raised the reference laboratories for medical analysis by adding six laboratories belonging to university hospitals, in addition to two laboratories belonging to semi-private medical institutions, not to mention three basic laboratories that were available to Morocco before Corona; it is the Pasteur Laboratory in Casablanca, and the virology laboratory at the National Institute of Health in Rabat , And military hospital laboratories.

Today, for the first time, Morocco set a record for the confirmed cases. A total of 259 new confirmed cases of the new Corona virus have occurred during the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of people infected with the virus in Morocco to 2,283 cases.

The pace of the epidemiological situation in Morocco is expected to rise due to a large number of laboratory analyzes being carried out in one day, after the aforementioned national laboratories have begun work since the beginning of this week, which is the factor that contributed to reducing the time period at the level of the results of laboratory analyzes.

And Mohamed Al-Youbi, Director of the Department of Epidemiology and Disease Control at the Ministry of Health, stated, in a press statement, that 3 new deaths were recorded, bringing the total number of deaths to 130 until the sixth evening; while 20 new healing cases were recorded, bringing the total number to For similar cases of recovery to 249 cases.



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