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Morocco to start mass vaccination in prisons to curb infection

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The Moroccan government has decided to vaccinate prisoners in the country after vaccinating the locals, to ensure that the deadly coronavirus does not spread further. Nearly 8 million residents have received the first dose of coronavirus vaccine whereas nearly 5 million people have received both doses. Close to 85,000 prisoners are lodged in 78 prisons across the country. At least 4,000 prisoners will be vaccinated in the 1st phase.