New coronavirus case in Morocco brings total to seven: Ministry

Algerian paramedics wearing protective outfits are pictured in front of El-Kettar hospital's special unit to treat cases of novel coronavirus in the capital Algiers on February 26, 2020. (AFP)

A new coronavirus case was confirmed in Morocco on Friday, bringing the total of infected people in the country to seven, according to the health ministry.

Morocco has so far reported one death due to the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.

On Thursday, Morocco suspended all flights and passenger ship traffic to and from Spain over fears of the outbreak.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:57 - GMT 06:57