Covid-19 : the actual situation in Morocco
Covid-19 : the actual situation in Morocco
Covid-19 : the actual situation in Morocco
  • Aissam AKHIYAT
  • PubliéOctober 15, 2022
  • Tourism

Discover with Akhiyat Driver Cars the current situation of Covid-19 in Morocco. More and more people are looking to go abroad as the winter months approach. Before we know it, it will be the end of the year. So it’s time to book a little break before the hustle and bustle of the holiday season.

From scorching deserts to ski resorts, exquisite architecture to wild beaches, Morocco is wonderful. It’s a place to visit that is suitable for everyone. This diverse country will captivate you whether you are an explorer, a sun worshipper or a foodie.

COVID-19: PCR and vaccination pass no longer required to enter Morocco

The Office National des Aéroports du Maroc (ONDA) announced in Rabat on September 30, 2022 that the PCR and the vaccination pass are no longer mandatory to enter Morocco.

This decision is effective from September 30.

“According to the decision taken by the Moroccan authorities on September 30, 2022, PCR tests or vaccination books are no longer required to enter the Moroccan territory. Only the passenger health form must be duly completed,” ONDA said in a tweet.

This decision comes in the context of a decrease in the number of cases of COVID-19. Today, Morocco has confirmed 33 new infections and 1 death.

Active cases are at their lowest level compared to previous months. Only 151 cases of COVID-19 are active.

Morocco has again renewed its state of emergency. This measure allows authorities to update restrictions based on the epidemiological situation.

Morocco announced the state of emergency in March 2020, when the pandemic broke out in the North African country.

Since it began, Morocco has recorded 1,264,945 cases, including 16,278 deaths, and 1,248,549 recoveries.

State of emergency extended in Morocco :

In late September, the Moroccan government again decided to extend the state of health emergency for another month to address the coronavirus.

On December 21, the government announced the imposition of a state of health emergency for a period of three weeks. The aim was to contain the spread of the pandemic, and the decision has since been extended before it expires.

The Presidency of the Government said in a statement, issued after its weekly meeting, that the Governing Council has approved the extension of the state of health emergency throughout the country until October 31.

Indeed, under the state of health emergency, the government can take exceptional measures to limit the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

On November 9, 2021, the Moroccan government decided to lift the night-time curfew throughout the country, following the improvement of the epidemiological situation in the Kingdom.

Winter vaccination campaign: current status of Covid-19 in Morocco

The Ministry of Health is preparing to launch the national seasonal flu vaccination campaign. This campaign is expected to begin in early October. The vaccine in question is the same as last year. The first doses have already arrived in Morocco. However, the vaccination campaign against Covid-19 has been stagnating for several months. As of September 21, 2022, Morocco has 24.9 million primary vaccine recipients and 23.4 million people who have received the second dose. Administration of the 3rd dose has reached a level of 6.79 million people, compared to 47,516 people for the 4th dose.

Covid-19 status in Europe :

WHO reports that a new wave of COVID-19 is currently emerging in Europe. WHO regional data shows that only Europe had an increase in COVID-19 cases in the week ending October 2, with an 8% increase over the previous week.

Traveling to Morocco and need a vehicle to get around?

Akhiyat Driver Cars is at your disposal. We will receive your request with pleasure and we will be very happy to accompany you in your trip to the Cherifian Kingdom. Contact us now and share your inquiry with us by calling :

  • From Morocco 06 61 37 71 06 
  • From abroad 00 212 6 61 37 71 06

Or by sending us your mail to the following address

4, Avenue Haj Lahbib, Cité Bahara Les Amicales, Agadir, 80000, MOROCCO.

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