Covid-19: An alarming number of cases confirmed yesterday

  • Total confirmed cases: 15,736
  • Current active cases: 1,582
  • Complete recoveries: 14,096
  • Total deaths: 51
Rapid Response Team (RRT) operating in Male' City to conduct COVID-19 tests. | Photo: Fayaz Moosa

Malé, Maldives – The Health Protection Agency (HPA) has informed that Maldives has confirmed additional 122 Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours.

90 of the confirmed 122 cases were recorded from the greater Malé area, 04 from the islands and the remaining 25 cases from the operational resorts in Maldives with 03 recorded from Live aboard and none from the Islands under development.

With these 122 confirmed cases, Maldives now has a total 1,582 active cases, summing up the confirmed positive cases to date to a total of 15,736.

While the recovery case had initially increased rapidly from less than 60 percent to 94 percent, it has now gradually decreased to 89 percent over the past few weeks. This takes the total recovery cases to 14,096 cases to date.

To date, 51 people have passed away from Covid-19 in Maldives. The deceased are 44 Maldivian nationals, 6 Bangladeshi nationals and a Filipino national.