Authorities in Morocco say they recorded 2,776 new COVID-19 cases, the biggest single-day increase since the novel coronavirus pandemic was first recorded in the North African country.
Morocco total number of infections since March 2 has therefore risen to 140,024.
The total number of recoveries from COVID-19 in Morocco as of Wednesday increased to 118,142 after 2,788 new ones were added, the ministry of health said in a statement.
The death toll rose to 2,439 with 29 new fatalities, while 424 people are in intensive care units.
China has helped Morocco in its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
A batch of medical supplies donated by the government of northwest China’s Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region was transported on June 8 to Casablanca-Settat in Morocco.
On May 14, China Development Bank sent a batch of donation, including respirators and medical protective masks, to help Morocco fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
China’s Guizhou Province also donated 15,000 surgical gloves, 20,000 medical masks and 2,000 protective suits to help protect Moroccan medical workers fighting the pandemic.