The Moroccan government has decided to extend the state of health emergency until October 31. This decision was taken during the government council held on Monday in Rabat.
Meeting in council on Monday, the government reviewed and adopted a draft decree extending the state of health emergency throughout the country. This project, which aims to guarantee the eﬃciency of the measures taken in the context of the fight against the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, was presented by the Minister of the Interior. The state of health emergency is now extended until October 31.
This draft decree specifies that the government authority responsible for the interior is empowered to take, in light of the epidemic situation, all appropriate measures at the national level. As for the walis of the regions and the governors of the prefectures and provinces, they will have to take all the necessary executive measures at the level of a prefecture, province, commune or more to maintain public health order.
As of August 22, the Covid-19 report shows 810949 cases of contamination, 724545 healings and 11792 deaths.