COVID-19: Additional 64 confirmed cases and 11 recoveries

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Malé, Maldives — HPA has confirmed additional 64 Covid-19 cases and 11 recoveries in Maldives over the past 24 hours. 

HPA disclosed that, between 6pm of July 9 and 6pm of July 10, additional 64 cases were confirmed for the virus in Maldives. They are:

  • 64 Maldivian nationals
  • 17 Bangladeshi nationals
  • 2 Indian nationals
  • 1 Nepali national

Along with these 64 cases that were confirmed over the past 24 hours, Maldives now has a total of 2,617 confirmed Covid-19 cases. However, currently among these cases, there are only 361 active cases in Maldives.

Although 64 a surge was seen in the number of new cases today, 11 people made complete recoveries from the virus over the past 24 hours. Along with these 11  recoveries, a total of 2238 people have completely recovered from the virus in Maldives. The recovery rate of Maldives is now at 85.52%.

Up to date, 13 have passed away from Covid-19 in Maldives. The deceased are 8 elderly Maldivian nationals, 4 Bangladeshi nationals and a Filipino national.

The latest death was on July 8 at 1:00 pm, of a 70-year-old female who was brough to IGMH, and was declared deceased on arrival. When tested, she was found to be positive for Covid-19.

While currently there are 300 people held in isolation facilities, 97 are in quarantine facilities at present.

Today’s surge in positive cases is the highest number of cases recorded in Maldives in a day since the lockdown measured eased down on June 15th.