Morocco's COVID-19 cases top 100,000

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RABAT, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Morocco's COVID-19 cases on Sunday surpassed 100,000 following a sharp increase in daily infections in last weeks.

A total of 1,927 new COVID-19 infections were registered in the past 24 hours, taking the tally of cases in the North African country to 101,743, the ministry of health said in a statement.

The number of recoveries from the coronavirus in Morocco increased to 80,732 after 1,724 more were added, while the death toll rose by 35 to 1,830.

Meanwhile, 279 patients 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. Enditem

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