Covid-19: Additional 35 confirmed cases and 59 recoveries

  • Total 10,894 positive cases
  • 1,110 active cases
  • 9,742 have recovered
  • 35 people have died
Front line workers active on the streets of Male' - the capital of Maldives | Photo: Avas

Malé, Maldives — HPA announces additional 35 confirmed cases of Covid-19 and 59 recoveries over the past 24 hours.

HPA disclosed that, between 6pm of October 10th, and 6pm of October 11th, additional 35 people were confirmed for the virus in Maldives. They are:

  • 27 Maldivians 
  • 08 Foreigners

All of the confirmed 35 cases recorded during the past 24 hours were found from the Greater Male’ area.

With these 35 cases that were confirmed over the past 24 hours, Maldives now has a total of 10,894  confirmed Covid-19 cases. However, currently among these cases, there are only 1,110 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. While the majority of the confirmed cases were initially of foreign nationals, the lock-down easement on the capital city Malé, resulted in having a large proportion of Maldivian nationals confirming positive for the virus.

However, the number of cases is now decreasing, as the peak appears to have tipped for the better. In addition to this, the number of recoveries in Maldives has also increased by a great extent.

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

  • HA. Hoarafushi: 03 cases
  • HA. Dhidhoo: 05 cases
  • HA. Kelaa: 01 case
  • Hdh. Kulhudhuffushi: 07 cases
  • Hdh. Kurinbi: 01 case
  • Sh. Foakaidhoo: 01 case
  • R. Vaadhoo: 04 cases
  • R. Ungoofaaru: 01 case
  • B. Eydhafushi: 01 case
  • Lh. Naifaru: 01 case
  • K. Dhiffushi: 01 case
  • AA. Thoddu: 01 case
  • Adh. Maamigili: 02 cases
  • F. Nilandhoo: 01 case
  • Th. Veymandoo: 01 case
  • Th. Madifushi: 02 cases
  • L. Gan: 01 case
  • L. Kahdhoo: 58 cases
  • Ga. Kanduhulhudhoo: 01 case
  • Gdh. Thinadhoo: 03 cases
  • S. Gan: 55 cases

While 35 people tested positive for the virus today, 59 people completely recovered from the virus over the past 24 hours according to HPA. Along with these 59 recoveries, the recovery cases in Maldives has now reached 9,742. The recovery rate has increased rapidly from less than 60% to 89% over the past few days.

Up to date, 35 people have passed away from Covid-19 in Maldives. The deceased are 29 elderly Maldivian nationals, 5 Bangladeshi nationals and a Filipino national.

Currently there are 368 people in the isolation facilities of Maldives and 72 people are currently hospitalized due to the virus.