Filter for Morocco Government Actions to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

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2020-07-06 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
Series of Measures to Control Epidemiological Situation in Province of Safi
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2020-07-03 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Specific Measures for State of Health Emergency and Procedures for Its Declaration
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2020-07-01 Out Social distancing: Schools closure 
Resumption of In-Person Classes in September, Baccalaureate Exams Scheduled for July,
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2020-06-25 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
The measures announced as part of the transition to the 2nd phase of the "plan to alleviate sanitary confinement" from the early hours of Thursday, June 25, 2020, do not concern bars, discos and restaurants offering musical performances, which will remain closed until further notice
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2020-06-25 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Tourist Accommodation Activity to Resume from Next Thursday
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2020-06-25 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Catering Business to Resume as of June 25
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2020-06-25 Out Lockdown: Partial lockdown
New Steps to Lift Lockdown. There had been confusion previously in early June about the lockdown to be ended but that the government did not officially declare the lockdown to be eased until 25 June
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2020-06-25 Out Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
The second phase of easing the quarantine restrictions will include further measures, giving the green light to the opening of additional economic, social and cultural activities
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2020-06-25 Out Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Resumption of Domestic Flights Starting Next Thursday (Statement)
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2020-06-21 Out Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Resume (road or rail) public transport between cities, according to predefined conditions.
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2020-06-21 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Re-opening restaurants, cafes, commercial activities, leisure and entertainment areas, etc. according to predefined conditions
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2020-06-17 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
The Board of Bank Al-Maghrib- BAM (Morocco’s Central Bank), convened on Tuesday, adopted a new set of measures aimed at mitigating the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and supporting economic and employment recovery. The Board decided, after the 25 basis point cut last March, to make a second reduction in the key rate by 50 basis points, bringing it down to 1.5%, and to liberate the reserve account in favour of the banks
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2020-06-15 Out Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Government’s Management Strategy for All the Stages of the Fight Against COVID-19
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2020-06-11 Out Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Start Easing Lockdown Measures on Thursday
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2020-06-11 Out Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Gradual Resumption of Mixed and Staff Transport Activities in Accordance with Specificities of Each Zone
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2020-06-10 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Mosques Will Reopen in Due Course in Coordination with Ministry of Health and Relevant Authorities, Taking Into Account Epidemiological Situation
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2020-06-09 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
Health Emergency State Extended Until July 10
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2020-06-08 Out Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Integrated and Participatory Plan within Tourism for Morocc’s Positioning in Post-Covid19 World
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2020-06-04 In Public health measures: Testing policy
Massive Screening of Employees to Speed up Resuming Economic Activity
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2020-05-30 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
Covid-19: More Efforts Needed To Upgrade Weekly Souks, Slaughterhouses and Wholesale Markets
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2020-05-29 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
Delivery of Health Kits to Child Protection Centers and Female Clubs Vocal synthesis
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2020-05-28 Out Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Establishment of Protocol for Management of Contamination Risk in Workplaces
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2020-05-28 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
mosques will reopen as soon as the relevant authorities have decided that the health situation is back to normal.
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2020-05-28 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Cafes, Restaurants To Reopen on Friday, But Only for Takeout And Delivery
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2020-05-26 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
The departments of agriculture and fisheries have ensured the supply of the market with various products at reasonable and stable prices, despite the epidemiological situation and quarantine restrictions
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2020-05-21 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
The Employers’ Body (CGEM) has recommended a recovery pact between the State, businesses and social partners for the post-coronavirus period. This is a new social contract which takes into account confirmed commitments, common ambitions for a healthy and solidarity-based economy and an important link in the new development model
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2020-05-21 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
National School of Public Health Inaugurates First E-learning Health Platform in Morocco
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2020-05-21 In Social distancing: Changes in prison-related policies
Action Plan to Continue the Fight Against Coronavirus Spread in Prisons Till the End of August
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2020-05-18 Out Social distancing: Schools closure 
Examinations from Mid-July for Limited-access Institutions, in September for Open-access Institutions
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2020-05-18 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
State of Health Emergency Extended for Three Weeks
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2020-05-16 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
A draft emergency action plan including a series of administrative, economic and social measures in the short and medium terms has been set up in order to support Moroccans living abroad
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2020-05-16 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Car Industry: Health Security Measures Reinforced In Order To Gradually Resume Activity
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2020-05-16 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
A draft emergency action plan including a series of administrative, economic and social measures in the short and medium terms has been set up in order to support Moroccans living abroad
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2020-05-14 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
50,000 Baskets of Foodstuffs and Hygiene To Support Poor Moroccan Families will be handed out by local authorities in each region who will be responsible for distributing them to beneficiary families. This project was organized by the Al Mada Foundation, received logistical support from the Marjane Group. Gov is responsible for handing out baskets
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2020-05-13 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
The House of Representatives adopted, on Wednesday, draft bill 30-20 enacting special provisions for travel contracts, tourist stays and passenger air transport contracts. This bill, which allows service providers to reimburse the amounts due to customers by a loan receipt in the form of a proposal to provide the same or similar service, without increasing prices, also aims to limit the suspension of economic activities and their impact on jobs by reducing pressure on service providers while protecting clients’ interests.
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2020-05-11 Out Socio-economic measures: Limit product imports/exports
Morocco has decided to export face masks made of non-woven fabric after achieving self-sufficiency
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2020-05-11 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
Coronavirus Exposure Notification App will Help Diagnose and Care for Contacts More Quickly, using bluetooth to track interactions with other[s phones] & locations
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2020-05-06 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
National police will continue the generalization of the monitoring/exposure mobile application in all checkpoints in all Moroccan cities, for an appropriate and rigorous implementation of the state of health emergency, as well as to strengthen the health safety of citizens.
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2020-05-06 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
SALAMA operation aimed at supporting women survivors of violence, in the current context marked by the coronavirus pandemic.
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2020-05-01 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
legal framework allowing providers who offer travel, tourism, tourist transport and passenger air transport services to reimburse their customers via an IOU offering a similar or equivalent service without any rate increase, in order to limit the cessation of economic activity and its impact on jobs by reducing the pressure on the providers’ cash flow
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2020-04-30 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Combating Violence against Women: New Instructions During State of Health Emergency
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2020-04-29 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
provisions relating to the state of health emergency and the procedures for its declaration.
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2020-04-28 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
The activity of fisheries is continuing in order to maintain the regular supply of the market and the offer of fish is being reinforced, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development, Waters and Forests.
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2020-04-27 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
School holidays will start from April 27 until May 3, the ministry of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research announced Sunday night. This decision was taken following the extension of the confinement period in Morocco until May 20 and in order to allow students and trainees to have rest, the ministry pointed out in a press release.
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2020-04-25 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Measures Benefiting Employers Affiliated to Social Security Fund Impacted by Covid-19
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2020-04-24 In Social distancing: Changes in prison-related policies
screening tests for coronavirus in the different prisons as part of a proactive and preventive approach.
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2020-04-24 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
Citizens can now find face masks made of non-woven fabric in all pharmacies across the regions of the Kingdom, said on Friday the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, and Green and Digital Economy. "To ensure accessibility to these masks, the ministry has called on wholesalers distributing pharmaceutical products for the daily supply of all pharmacies with them," said a statement from the ministry.
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2020-04-23 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
Night Movement Banned As of Ramadan 1st Between 7:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. Health care executives, medical and paramedical, the medical transport staff and the pharmaceutical staff are excepted from this decision.
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2020-04-22 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
Postponement of Standardized National Exam of BTS for 2020 Session
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2020-04-21 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
financial aid for accepted applications of non-Ramed users working in the informal sector as of next Thursday
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2020-04-18 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
Extend State of Health Emergency Till 20 May 2020. from Monday, April 20, 2020 at 6 p.m. until Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 6 p. m.
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2020-04-17 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
implementing hygiene rules at workplaces according to a daily and regular program so that employees and customers can wash their hands regularly and improving ventilation as well
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2020-04-16 In Public health measures: General recommendations
The ministry of Health has recommended the continuity of childhood immunization during the national health crisis of COVID-19, noting that any delay in immunization may increase the risk of contracting preventable diseases.
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2020-04-13 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
13 million protective masks against the pandemic of the new coronavirus (covid-19) have been distributed so far, minister of Industry, Trade and Green and Digital Economy Moulay Hafid Elalamy announced on Monday
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2020-04-09 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
retail sale of face protection masks is prohibited
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2020-04-08 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
toll-free number to respond to requests and questions regarding the distance learning platforms set up by the ministry.
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2020-04-06 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Covid-19 military field hospital, located in Nouaceur (Casablanca), is operational to receive patients affected with the new coronavirus in the best conditions
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2020-04-02 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Measures Taken to Strengthen National Agricultural Production and Ensure Comfortable Food Stock Levels
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2020-03-30 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Arrests for dissemination false information to undermine public order
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2020-03-29 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
Postponement of Spring Holidays, Continued Distance Learning
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2020-03-27 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Beds Capacity to Increase to 3,000 in Next Few Weeks
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2020-03-27 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Head of Govt. Calls for Compliance with State of Health Emergency Provisions
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2020-03-26 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
procedure for compensating farmers in disaster areas during the 2019-2020 agricultural campaign has been launched
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2020-03-26 In Social distancing: Changes in prison-related policies
mobilization of its staff working in penal institutions, with a view to protecting inmates, prison space, staff and members of their families against contamination by the new coronavirus, through placing them in quarantine.
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2020-03-25 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
All promotions programmed as part of the current year’s budget, not yet completed, as well as recruitment competitions, except those whose results have already been announced, have been postponed in order to cope with the negative consequences of the spread of the new coronavirus
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2020-03-23 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
Digital Platform Launched to Enable Teachers to Communicate Directly with Students
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2020-03-22 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Emergency law enacted as part of emergency preventive measures taken by the public authorities to stem the spread of the new coronavirus. Constitutes the legal framework for the public authorities in order to take all adequate and necessary measures. Any violation of the instructions and decisions by the public authorities is punishable by one to three months’ imprisonment and a fine ranging from 300 to 1,300 dirhams or one of the two penalties, without prejudice to the heaviest criminal penalty, the statement added, noting that the measures taken do not hinder the continuity of public services offered to citizens.
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2020-03-22 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
operation to facilitate the return of foreign tourists to their countries ends this Sunday, March 22 at noon (GMT+1)
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2020-03-21 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
all scheduled trains will be suspended as of Saturday at 11.59 p.m., in accordance with the authorities’ instructions after the declaration of the "state of health emergency" and the prohibition of inter-city travel via public transportation as a means of keeping the coronavirus (Covid-19) under control.
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2020-03-21 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
RAM announced the suspension, until further notice, of all its domestic flights, in application of the decision by the government of the Kingdom of Morocco regarding "the State of health emergency".
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2020-03-20 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
State of health emergency is decreed as of Friday, March 20, 2020, at 6:00 p.m., informs the ministry in a note verbale, noting that this decision will result in a general and drastic restriction on the movement of people, applicable to all and to the entire national territory. Only to leave omes if going to work at workplace is necessary, shopping for essential supplies, receiving medical care, etc.
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2020-03-20 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Partial lockdown. Only to leave omes if going to work at workplace is necessary, shopping for essential supplies, receiving medical care, etc. Any violation of the instructions and decisions by the public authorities is punishable by one to three months’ imprisonment and a fine ranging from 300 to 1,300 dirhams or one of the two penalties, without prejudice to the heaviest criminal penalty, the statement added, noting that the measures taken do not hinder the continuity of public services offered to citizens.
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2020-03-17 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Legal campaign against "fake news"
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2020-03-17 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Govt. Members Donate One-month Salary to Special Fund for Covid-19 Pandemic Management
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2020-03-16 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Limit public gatherings of more than 50 people
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2020-03-16 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Morocco will close eateries, cinemas, theaters, sports, public clubs, baths, and other entertainment venues
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2020-03-16 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
only those who are infected should wear medical masks, adding that frequent hand-washing with soap and water helps prevent the spread of COVID-19.
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2020-03-16 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Government Decides to Regulate Prices of Medical Masks and Hydroalcoholic Gels
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2020-03-15 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
The Kingdom of Morocco has decided to suspend, until further notice, all international passenger flights to and from its territory
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2020-03-15 In Public health measures: Testing policy
All the members of the Moroccan government underwent tests that turned out to be negative for the novel coronavirus
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2020-03-15 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
All international flights suspended
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2020-03-15 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Morocco’s King Mohammed VI ordered the creation of a 10 billion dirham ($1 billion) fund to help vulnerable economic sectors
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2020-03-14 In Public health measures: General recommendations
the ministry urges operators and professionals in the public transport sector to take the necessary measures to ensure the transport of people, travellers and goods and to comply with the hygiene recommendations issues by public authorities, in particular the ministry of Health.
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2020-03-13 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
Country-wide schools closure by 13 of March
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2020-03-13 In Socio-economic measures: Limit product imports/exports
The export of hygiene products such as hand sanitizers has been banned to ensure their availability on the national market
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2020-03-13 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
regular monitoring of the situation of markets and distribution channels, as well as the health of consumers, recalling the establishment of a strategic monitoring committee which meets every two days to assess the situation and intervene if necessary in order to guarantee the stability of supply on the national market and avoid any possible shortcomings.
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2020-03-12 In Socio-economic measures: Limit product imports/exports
An export license is now imposed on medical masks and hand sanitizers
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2020-03-12 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
MoF launch of this committee which will study and monitor the impact of the coronavirus on the country’s economy and on various sectors, recalling that the government which receives various correspondences from economic and professional actors who wonder about the evolution of the situation, will take, after a thorough examination, the appropriate measures in this situation
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2020-03-12 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
stocks of essential non-perishable products guarenteed to meet the growing demand at the national level
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2020-03-12 In Public health measures: Health screenings in airports and border crossings
tightening of control at airports, ports and at the various land entry points, noting that the organization of such control operations at border crossings depends, as it is the case around world, on the epidemiological situation of the travelers’ country of origin.
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2020-03-11 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
cancellation of all religious moussems (fairs) regardless of the size of their gatherings
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2020-03-08 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
national carrier Royal Air Maroc (RAM) announced on Sunday that it temporarily suspends, as of this Sunday, March 8, its flights to Milan and Venice, following the Italian authorities’ decision to quarantine these two cities. Flights will resume early April.
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2020-03-06 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
The official launch of the celebration of Rabat, African Capital of Culture, originally scheduled for March 26, 2020, has been postponed to a later date.
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2020-03-03 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Rooms and units have been assigned to hospitals in all cities of the Kingdom to receive suspicious cases of Coronavirus. Morocco has all the necessary equipment and trained professionals to deal with this virus
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2020-03-01 In Public health measures: General recommendations
They are also taken in application of the Quranic verse "And do not throw yourselves with your own hands into destruction" as well as the Hadith of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, reported by Al-Bukhari: "If you hear of an outbreak of plague in a land, do not enter it; but if the plague breaks out in a place while you are in it, do not leave that place." For all these reasons, the Moroccan authorities call on Moroccan citizens to respect these measures and to respond favourably to them, the statement concludes.
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2020-03-01 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
travelers returning from these countries to monitor their temperature daily for 14 days and to consult a health facility at the first sign of illness.
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2020-03-01 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
postponement of sports and cultural events scheduled in our country, the cancellation of mass gatherings and the management of travel to and from countries with community spread
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2020-02-04 In Public health measures: Health screenings in airports and border crossings
thermal cameras for all passengers from China via direct or indirect flight
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2020-02-04 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
a list of hospitals for the reception of potential cases was established
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2020-02-04 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
phone number "Hello Yakada" is being used to interact with the national public opinion regarding COVID-19
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2020-01-29 In Public health measures: General recommendations
ministry recommends people to wash their hands very often, cover their mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing and to avoid close contact with patients with symptoms of respiratory infection.
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2020-01-25 In Public health measures: Health screenings in airports and border crossings
established health control at international ports and airports for an early detection of any Coronavirus imported cases and halting its spread
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2020-01-25 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
MoH upgraded the virological diagnostic mechanism and deployed necessary control measures.
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2020-01-25 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
MoH strengthened the national system of epidemiological watch and surveillance
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