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Mostaganem beaches : 1 million-plus summer visitors recorded last weekend

August 18, 2022

ALGIERS- More than one (1) million summer visitors were recorded last weekend at the beaches authorized for swimming in the wilaya of Mostaganem, reported, Sunday, a press release from the information and communication unit of the management of wilaya of Civil Protection.

The monitoring system of the 44 beaches open to swimming for the summer season in the wilaya identified an influx of 1.1 million summer visitors on August 12 and 13. The statement also reported the rescue over the past two days of 100 people from drowning during 208 interventions, noting that 80 people were rescued on the spot, while 27 others were transferred to nearby health centers. The number of summer visitors, which stood at 900,000 last June, increased last July and current August to exceed 10 million summer visitors, with a peak in attendance reported in the last two days.