A first case of contamination with the variant of Covid-19 appeared in the UK was detected at Port Tanger-Med in a Moroccan arriving from Ireland aboard a boat from Marseille, the Ministry of Health announced Monday.
Asymptomatic, the person concerned was placed in solitary confinement in Casablanca, said the ministry in a statement, stressing that the patient and the contacts are treated in accordance with the health protocol in force in the Kingdom.
As part of the update of the national protocol on Covid-19, particularly in its aspect related to contact tracking, a battery of measures has been adopted for the early detection of cases of variants of Coronavirus, the same source added.
It is also a matter of updating disease management measures, taking into account the epidemiological situation at the national and global levels.
The Ministry of Health ensures that it will continue to inform national public opinion of all developments in this regard, calling on citizens to comply with the rules of health prevention, in a spirit of patriotism and responsibility.