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Morocco Extends Health Emergency For One Month

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The Moroccan government decided on Thursday, 9 July 2020 to extend the state of health emergency by one month, until August 10 at 6:00 p.m.

The draft decree relating to the extension of the state of health emergency was approved by the government council, meeting under the chairmanship of the head of government.

As a reminder, the state of health emergency was decreed within the framework of the measures instituted to fight against the propagation of the pandemic of the coronavirus which affected to date 15,079 people and killed 242, according to the last assessment of the Ministry for Health.

It entered into force on March 20 and was initially scheduled to expire on April 20 before the authorities first decided to extend it by an additional month, until May 20, and then order a second extension; three additional weeks, until June 10, 2020, followed by a third extension until July 10.

–  APA

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