1,204 additional cases recorded in Maldives!

People seen carrying goods at Malé City bazaar area | Photo: Avas

Malé, Maldives – Health Protection Agency (HPA) has recorded a total of 1,204 Covid-19 cases today.

In the statistics released by HPA, it was detailed that out of the 1,204 cases, 961 were from the Malé area, while 235 cases were recorded from inhabited islands. The figures also included 08 cases from operational resorts which has brought up the total active cases in the country to 10,376.

With this, the total number of Covid-19 cases recorded in the country has reached 37,019 out of which 26,547 patients have made full recoveries, as of 18:00 of May 10, 2021. 

While the country is currently going through one of the worst waves that has hit the country in terms of the pandemic, currently there are 244 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.

While Maldives recoded an additional Covid-19 death today, the total number of deaths has reached a 87.