WHO EMRO | COVID-19 situation updates for week 45 (6-12 November 2022)

The coronavirus disease COVID-19 continues to spread at the regional and global levels. As of 12 November 2022, the global cumulative incidence reached 632 185 107 reported cases and 6 606 497 associated deaths at a case-fatality ratio (CFR) of 1.05%. Meanwhile, the 22 countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) have reported a total of 23 175 222 cases, […]

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Morocco Reports 44 New COVID-19 Cases over Past 24 Hours

A total of 24,915,540 people have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while the number of fully vaccinated people (1st and 2nd doses) has reached 23,415,455, the ministry pointed out in its daily COVID-19 bulletin, noting that 6,858,413 people have received the third dose of the vaccine, while 56,209 people have received the fourth dose.   According to […]

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China COVID cases hit fresh record high after weekend of protests

China posted another record high COVID-19 infections on Monday, after an extraordinary weekend of protests across the country over restrictive coronavirus curbs, in scenes unprecedented since President Xi Jinping assumed power a decade ago.   In Shanghai, demonstrators and police clashed on Sunday, with police taking away a busload of protesters, with the BBC saying that police assaulted and detained […]

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Ministries of Social Affairs and Health, CNI sign framework agreement on intangible data exchange

The Ministries of Social Affairs and Health and the National Center for Informatics signed on Monday a framework agreement on intangible data exchange.   This agreement, which is part of the national project of data exchange between government agencies, aims at digitally sharing data produced by the ministries as well as by structures under their supervision, in accordance with the […]

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Morocco Reports 101 New COVID-19 Cases over Past 24 Hours

A total of 24,915,402 people have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while the number of fully vaccinated people (1st and 2nd doses) has reached 23,415,243, the ministry pointed out in its daily COVID-19 bulletin, noting that 6,857,877 people have received the third dose of the vaccine, while 56,098 people have received the fourth dose.   According to […]

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Protests in Shanghai and Beijing as anger over China’s COVID curbs mounts

Crowds of demonstrators in Shanghai shouted and held up blank sheets of papers early on Sunday evening, as protests flared in China against heavy COVID-19 curbs following a deadly fire in the country’s far west sparked widespread anger.   The wave of civil disobedience, which has included protests in cities including Beijing and Urumqi, where the fire occurred, is unprecedented […]

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Multidisciplinary health caravan lands in Belkhir, Gafsa

The Tunis office of the Kuwaiti organisation “Direct-Aid Society”, on Sunday, organised a multidisciplinary health caravan consisting of medical specialists from the Sousse University Hospital of Sahloul for the benefit of inhabitants of the Belkhir, governorate of Gafsa.   The medical team includes specialists in gynecology and obstetrics, orthopedics, dentistry, pediatrics, surgical oncology, internal medicine, endocrinology, diabetes, hypertension and family […]

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Morocco Reports 159 New COVID-19 Cases over Past 24 Hours

A total of 24,915,395 people have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while the number of fully vaccinated people (1st and 2nd doses) has reached 23,415,238, the ministry pointed out in its daily COVID-19 bulletin, noting that 6,857,858 people have received the third dose of the vaccine, while 56,092 people have received the fourth dose.   According to […]

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China reports third consecutive daily record for new COVID cases

China reported 35,183 new COVID-19 infections on Nov. 25, of which 3,474 were symptomatic and 31,709 were asymptomatic, the National Health Commission said on Saturday, setting a new high for the third consecutive day.   That compared with 32,943 new cases a day earlier – 3,103 symptomatic and 29,840 asymptomatic infections, which China counts separately.   Excluding imported cases, China […]

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Morocco Reports 150 New COVID-19 Cases over Past 24 Hours

A total of 24,915,165 people have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while the number of fully vaccinated people (1st and 2nd doses) has reached 23,414,936, the ministry pointed out in its daily COVID-19 bulletin, noting that 6,857,056 people have received the third dose of the vaccine, while 55,994 people have received the fourth dose.   According to […]

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COVID-19: State of Health Emergency Extended until Dec. 31, 2022 (Government Council)

Thus, the Council approved the draft decree n° 2.22.932 extending the duration of the state of health emergency throughout the national territory, which was introduced by the Interior Minister Abdelouafi Laftit, said Minister Delegate for Relations with Parliament, Government Spokesman, Mustapha Baitas at a press briefing after the Council’s meeting.   This project aims to extend the duration of the […]

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China reports 31,656 new COVID cases for Nov.23

China reported 31,656 new COVID-19 infections on Nov. 23, of which 4,010 were symptomatic and 27,646 were asymptomatic, the National Health Commission said on Thursday.   That is compared with 29,157 new cases a day earlier – 2,719 symptomatic and 26,438 asymptomatic infections, which China counts separately.   Excluding imported cases, China reported 31,444 new local cases, of which 3,927 […]

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