Malé, Maldives – Health Protection Agency (HPA) has reported that 412 Covid-19 cases had been reported today out of the 5,082 samples taken.
In the statistics released by HPA, it was detailed that out of the 412 cases, 239 were from the Malé area, while 162 cases were recorded from inhabited islands. The figures also included 11 case from operational resorts which brought the total active cases in the country to 19,670.
With this, the total number of Covid-19 cases recorded in the country has reached 67,950 out of which 48,086 patients have made full recoveries, as of 18:00 of June 6, 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 166 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.
Maldives has recorded 185 Covid-19 related deaths since the pandemic began.
Meanwhile, doctors are warning that Maldives that Covid-19 is out of control in the country, and everyone has to acknowledge instead of blaming one another to control the crisis. The healthcare workers are stretched to their limits.