Covid-19: Morocco Lifts Curfew as Infection Cases Decline

With an improving health situation and widespread vaccinations against covid-19 in Morocco, the nation on Tuesday announced lifting a nationwide pandemic curfew

Covid-19 infection rates in Morocco, a country of around 36 million people, have been down for the past several weeks

Infections had surged in the North African country after it initially eased the curfew imposed early in the pandemic – and opened its borders to travellers in June with more than 22 million people having received two vaccine doses.

The government on Tuesday cited “improvement in the epidemiological situation” for its decision to lift the curfew “following positive results realised in the framework of the national vaccination campaign,” the government said in a statement.

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Authorities are aiming to inoculate 80 per cent of the population and have stepped up a booster dose campaign since early October.


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