RABAT, Morocco

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Morocco has risen to seven, the country’s Health Ministry announced on Friday.   

In a statement, the ministry said a citizen who recently returned from Spain tested positive for the virus. 

On Wednesday, Morocco reported its 6th coronavirus case and cancelled all religious events in a bid to stem the spread of the virus. 

After emerging in Wuhan, China last December, the coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19, has spread to at least 123 countries and territories. 

The global death toll is now nearly 4,950, with more than 132,000 confirmed cases,

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