COVID-19: 1,750 active cases in Maldives

Covid-19 frontline worker | Photo: Avas

Male’, Maldives – The Health Protection Agency (HPA) yesterday confirmed additional 95 Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, of which a total 1,750 cases remain active in the Maldives.

In the statistics released by HPA, it was detailed that out of the 95 cases, 24 were from the Malé area, while 62 cases were recorded from inhabited islands. The figures also revealed that 09 new cases were found from operational resorts, leaving 1,750 active cases in the country.

With this, the total number of Covid-19 cases recorded in Maldives has reached 79,754 out of which 77,770 patients have made full recoveries, as of August 20, 2021. To date, 222 people have passed away from Covid-19 in Maldives.

While there are 1,750 active cases, Addu Equatorial Hospital (AEH) reveals that 145 active cases are from the southernmost atoll, Addu City with the addition of three new cases that were confirmed yesterday; two cases from Maradhoo and one case was Feydhoo.

With this, the active cases in Maradhoo and Feydhoo has risen to 85 and 11, respectively. The remaining active cases are in Hithadhoo (11) and Maradhoofeydhoo (38). Currently, there are no active cases in Hulhumeedhoo.

At present, a total of 733 Covid-19 cases have been confirmed in Addu City, out of which, 586 people have made full recoveries. Only two deaths have been recorded from Addu City to date.