Covid-19: Additional 53 confirmed cases over the past 24 hours

  • Total confirmed cases: 14,712
  • Current active cases: 1,017
  • Complete recoveries: 13,639
  • Total deaths: 49
During a Covid-19 drill in Hulhumalé | Photo: Mihaaru

Malé, Maldives – Health Protection Agency (HPA) announces additional 53 confirmed cases of Covid-19 over the past 24 hours.

29 of the confirmed 53 cases were recorded from the greater Malé area, 05 from the islands and the remaining 17 cases from the operational resorts in Maldives and 01 each from Live aboard and Islands under development.

With these 53 confirmed cases, Maldives now has a total 1,025 active cases, summing up the confirmed positive cases to date to a total of 14,765.

The recovery rate has increased rapidly from less than 60% to 92% over the past months, totaling up to 13,683 cases to date.

To date, 50 people have passed away from Covid-19 in Maldives. The deceased are 43 Maldivian nationals, 6 Bangladeshi nationals and a Filipino national.

Maldives has received 100,000 doses of the Oxford-Astrazeneca ‘Covishield’ vaccine from India yesterday.