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Covid-19 in Morocco: 20 new contaminations in 24 hours, no deaths and 168 active cases

Covid-19 in Morocco: 20 new contaminations in 24 hours, no deaths and 168 active cases
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No deaths, 20 new cases of contamination and 21 cured were confirmed in the Kingdom on 14 and 15 September 2022, when over 6.78 million people received the third dose. Pandemic monitoring, in figures.

New cases of contamination, remissions, number of screenings performed, vaccinations, etc. To find out more about the evolution of the coronavirus in Morocco, click on this link: https://covid.le360.ma.

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In the Maghreb, Algeria does not report the number of screening tests, which suggests that the number of contaminations is much higher than official figures. The latest balance sheet reports 9 cases of contamination, no deaths and 8 recovered. The country has 270,570 cases of contamination, of which 6,879 died and 182,211 recovered.

In Tunisia, 339 cases of contamination were recorded, 3 deaths and 1,198 recovered, according to the latest weekly report available. The country has totaled 1,145,163 cases of contamination, including 29,243 deaths and 1,131,730 healed since March 2020.

A case of contamination has been recorded in Mauritania, according to the latest available report. The country has recorded 62,778 cases of contamination, including 993 deaths.

The world has never been in a better position to end the Covid-19 pandemic, which has killed millions of people since the end of 2019, the head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday.

“Last week, the number of weekly deaths from Covid-19 dropped to a minimum since March 2020. We have never been in a better position to end the pandemic,” said Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at a press conference in Geneva. .

However, he warned: “We are not there yet, but the end is near.”

“Those who run a marathon don’t stop when they see the finish line. He runs faster, with all the energy he has left. And we too, “said the WHO head.

“We can all see the finish line, we are about to win, but it would really be the worst time to stop racing,” he insisted.

“If we don’t take this opportunity, we run the risk of having more variants, more deaths, more interruptions and more uncertainty,” emphasizes Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, asking to take this opportunity.

According to the latest epidemiological report on Covid-19 published after the WHO press conference, the number of cases fell by 28% during the week of September 5 to 11 compared to the previous week, reaching approximately 3.1 million. new infections.

The death toll dropped 22 percent to just under 11,000 over the same period.

In France, after a slowdown in 2020, healthcare spending reached € 226.7 billion last year, up 7.9%, the largest spending increase seen in 30 years, according to a report by the French management of research, studies, evaluation and statistics (Drees) released Thursday.

Since the 1980s, health care spending has grown by an average of 3.5% per year.

But 2020 had been marked by a drop in activity caused by restrictive health measures, indicates the statistical service of the social ministries.

Consumption of hospital care increased by 6.2%, explained by a significant rebound in activity, particularly in the private sector and by the increase in wage increases for the Ségur de la santé, according to the DREES.

And care has increased across all industries, particularly among dentists, with a 22.5% jump after a significant drop in 2020. Biological testing labs, excluding PCR testing, have also seen their rebound in prices. consumption (+ 9.5%), after having registered a decline in 2020.

Screening tests for Covid-19 represented a total cost of 7 billion euros, compared to 2.5 billion in 2020.

Of all these expenses, the share covered by the Social Security, already historically high, increased slightly to 79.8%. Complementary health insurances, whose reimbursements had decreased in 2020, also contributed the most, up 12.9%.

However, the residual payable by households also increased, to 7%, equal to 15.8 billion euros. However, France remains the second largest OECD country, behind Luxembourg, where this rate is the lowest, notes the DREES.

The pandemic has officially killed at least 6,521,037 people worldwide since the end of December 2019.

The United States is the country with the highest number of deaths (1,076,343), ahead of Brazil (685,057), India (528,216) and Russia (385,628).

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates, taking into account the excess mortality directly and indirectly linked to Covid-19, that the pandemic toll could be two to three times higher than the officially established one.

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