Introduction: in Morocco, the first case was detected on March 02 , 2020 . Few days later, new cases are notified, followed by deaths . The government decided to adopt large-scale drastic measures against the epidemic . This study aims to describe and analyse the COVID-19 distribution in Morocco, according to key measures taken to curb this health problem .
Methods: an observational study of all cases daily reported by the Ministry of Health of Morocco from 02 March to 05 May 2020, was carried out . A mapping was performed .
Results: before the implementation of the state of health emergency , 86 confirmed cases out of 471 biological examinations carried out have been reported and the highest cumulative incidence (0.43 cases per 100,000 inhabitants) was recorded in Fes-Meknes region . During the 1st quarantine , 2,960 positive cases out of 15,915 examinations carried out have been detected . Marrakech-Safi region was the most affected (15.33 cases per 100,000 inhabitants). Halfway through extended quarantine , 2,173 confirmed cases out of 49,570 biological examinations realized have been notified, the highest cumulative incidence has observed in Draa-Tafilalet region (27.45 cases per 100,000 inhabitants). The highest mortality was observed in Marrakech-Safi region (1.05 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants) and the highest case fatality rate (13.46 %) was registered in Souss-Massa region . Conclusion: the strategy adopted by Morocco has enabled it to avoid a health catastrophe . But, it ’ s not over yet . Morocco should continue the massive efforts and reinforce the existing measures against the virus, especially in regions very affected by the epidemic.