Covid-19: Additional 17 cases and 31 recoveries

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Malé, Maldives — HPA has confirmed additional 17 Covid-19 cases and 31 recoveries in Maldives over the past 24 hours. 

HPA disclosed that, between 6pm of July 22 and 6pm of July 23, additional 17 cases were confirmed for the virus in Maldives. They are:

  • 10 Maldivian nationals
  • 06 Bangladeshi nationals
  • 01 Indian nationals

With these 17 cases that were confirmed over the past 24 hours, Maldives now has a total of 3,120 confirmed Covid-19 cases, surpassing 3,000. However, currently among these cases, there are only 626 active cases in Maldives.

Easing the lock-down measures in the Capital of Maldives, Male’ city, has contributed to the increasing the number of confirmed cases in Maldives to a great extent.

Previously the majority of the confirmed cases were of foreign nationals. However, since the lockdown easement on the capital city Malé, it has contributed a lot in increasing the number of confirmed cases of Maldivian nationals as well.

While 17 people tested positive for the virus today, 31 have completely recovered from the virus over the past 24 hours. With this, the total number of recoveries are now at 2,428 in Maldives. 

Up to date, 15 have passed away from Covid-19 in Maldives. The deceased are 10 elderly Maldivian nationals, 4 Bangladeshi nationals and a Filipino national.

While 501 people are in isolation facilities, none are in quarantine facilities at present.