Covid-19: Additional 104 confirmed cases and 130 recoveries

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Malé, Maldives — HPA confirmed additional 104 Covid-19 cases and 130 recoveries in Maldives over the past 24 hours.

HPA disclosed that, between 6pm of August 26th, and 6pm of August 27th, additional 104 people were confirmed for the virus in Maldives. They are:

  • 76 Maldivian nationals
  • 22 Bangladeshi nationals
  • 05 Indian nationals
  • 01 Nepali national

Among the confirmed 104 cases, 102 cases were found from the Greater Male’ area and the remaining 2 were from the atolls of Maldives.

With these 104 cases that were confirmed over the past 24 hours, Maldives now has a total of 7,329 confirmed Covid-19 cases, likely to exceed 8,000 in a matter of few days if numbers continue to rise at the same rate as now. Currently among these cases, there are 2,610 active cases present in the Maldives.

Easing the lock-down measures in the Capital of Maldives, Malé city, has contributed a lot in increasing the number of confirmed cases in Maldives, contributing to over 90% of total cases.

Infact, the health authorities has warned of a wide community spread relating to the increase of the number of cases that are not linked to the existing clusters.

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

The islands and resorts that have active cases outside of the Malé city according to HPA are:

  • S. Feydhoo: 3 cases
  • S. Hithadhoo: 5 cases
  • K. Thulusdhoo: 1 case
  • F. Nilandhoo: 2 cases
  • Hdh. Kurin’bee: 1 case
  • K. Hinmafushi: 4 cases
  • Adh. Maamigili: 1 case
  • V. Keyodhoo: 1 case
  • Th. Madifushi: 1 case
  • Th. Vilufushi: 1 case
  • V. Thinadhoo: 2 cases
  • Lh. Hinnavaru: 2 cases
  • Th. Thimarafushi: 1 case
  • Adh. Omadhoo: 1 case
  • R. In’guraidhoo: 1 case
  • K. Gulhi: 1 case
  •  R. Dhuvaafaru: 6 cases
  • L. Gan: 1 case
  • R. Kinolhas: 1 case
  • Th. Omadhoo: 4 cases
  • Dh. Rin’bidhoo: 5 cases
  • F. Dharan’boodhoo: 1 case
  • M. Mulah: 3 cases
  • B. Eydhafushi: 1 cases
  • K. Maafushi: 2 cases
  • F. Bileiydhoo: 1 case
  • K. Dhiffushi: 1 case
  • GA. Villingili: 1 case
  • S. Maradhoo: 1 case
  • K. Guraidhoo: 1 case
  • Sh. Lhaimagu: 1
  • GA. Dhevvadhoo 1

While 104 people tested positive for the virus today, 130 people have completely recovered from the virus over the past 24 hours according to HPA. Along with these 130 recoveries, a total of 4,691 people have completely recovered from the virus in Maldives. The recovery rate of Maldives has decreased from 86% to 66.01% since the lock-down easement.

Up to date, 28 have passed away from Covid-19 in Maldives. The deceased are 22 elderly Maldivian nationals, 5 Bangladeshi nationals and a Filipino national.

Currently there are 1,434 people in the isolation facilities of Maldives and 180 people are hospitalized due to the virus.