Covid-19: Additional 90 confirmed cases and 287 recoveries in Maldives

Photo via The Edition

Malé, Maldives — Maldives confirms additional 90 cases and 287 recoveries over the past 24 hours.

HPA disclosed that, between 6pm of September 10, and 6pm of September 11, additional 90 people were confirmed for the virus in Maldives. They are:

  • 58 Maldivians
  • 32 Foreigners

Among the confirmed 90 cases, 78 cases were found from the Greater Male’ area and the remaining 12 were from the atolls of Maldives.

With these 90 cases that were confirmed over the past 24 hours, Maldives now has a total of 8,990 confirmed Covid-19 cases, increased by over 4,000 in just a month. Currently among these cases, there are 2,107 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 have 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, the lock-down easement on the capital city Malé, contributed a lot in increasing the number of confirmed cases for Maldivian nationals having the majority of the cases as well.

Despite this, the number of cases is now decreasing, as the peak appears to have tipped for the better.

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

  • Ha. Dhidhhoo: 04 cases
  • Ha. Kelaa: 01 case
  • Sh. Milandhoo: 01 case
  • Sh. Feevah: 01 case
  • N. Manadhoo: 01 case
  • N. Maalhendhoo: 02 cases
  • N. Miladhoo: 10 cases
  • N. Kudafari: 02 cases
  • R. Rasmaadhoo: 01 case
  • R. Inguraidhoo: 03 cases
  • B. Thulhaadhoo: 01 case
  • B. Hithaadhoo: 01 case
  • B. Eydhafushi: 06 cases
  • Lh. Naifaru: 08 cases
  • Lh. Kurendhoo: 01 case
  • K. Himmafushi: 01 case
  • Aa. Mathiveri: 03 cases
  • F. Bilahdhoo: 01 case
  • Dh. Kudahuvadhoo: 04 cases
  • Dh. Meedhoo: 02 cases
  • Th. Veymendhoo: 01 case
  • L. Gan: 01 case
  • L. Fonadhoo: 01 case
  • Gdh. Hoadedhhoo: 35 cases
  • Gdh. Faresmaathoda: 01 case
  • Gdh. Thinadhoo: 02 cases
  • S. Gan: 02 cases

While 90 people tested positive for the virus today, 287 people have completely recovered from the virus over the past 24 hours according to HPA. Along with these 287 recoveries, the recovery cases in Maldives has now reached 6,846.

Up to date, 31 people have passed away from Covid-19 in Maldives. The deceased are 25 elderly Maldivian nationals, 5 Bangladeshi nationals and a Filipino national.

Currently there are 951 people in the isolation facilities of Maldives and 120 people are hospitalized due to the virus.