Covid-19: Over 23,000 total cases recorded in Maldives!

Malé City streets after Covid-19 protective measures were eased. | Photo: Mihaaru.

Malé, Maldives – Health Protection Agency (HPA) has revealed that the country has recorded a total of 23,091 cases including 162 new cases of Covid-19 have been recorded in the Maldives yesterday, along with 80 recoveries.

In the statistics released by HPA, it was detailed that out of the 162 cases, 99 were from the Malé area, while 45 cases were recorded from inhibited island. The figures also included the 15 new found cases from operational resorts, 2 cases from live aboard and 1 case from an industrial island which brought up the total active cases in the country to 2,579.

With this, the total number of Covid-19 cases recorded in the country has reached 23,091 out of which 20,439 patients have made full recoveries, as of 18:00 of March 25, 2021. 

While the country is currently riding one of the worst waves that has hit the country in terms of the pandemic, currently there are 103 patients receiving hospitalized care for the virus throughout the country. With majority of the hospitalized patients being in the capital, experts continuously reiterate the importance of taking preventive steps against Covid-19, such as maintaining adequate physical distancing, wearing masks and practicing hand hygiene.

Since the country recorded its first case of Covid-19, Maldives has reported 66 deaths in connection to Covid-19. The deceased are 59 Maldivian nationals, 6 Bangladeshi nationals and a Filipino national.