COVID-19: Active cases in Maldives rise above 2000

Covid-19 patients being transported on a pickup in Nolhivaram | Photo: Mohamed Hussain

Malé, Maldives – The Health Protection Agency (HPA) on Friday, confirmed that active Covid-19 cases in the country has increased above 2000.

In the statistics released by HPA, it was detailed that out of the 157 cases, 45 were from the Malé area, while 106 cases were recorded from inhabited islands. The figures also revealed that 06 new cases were found from operational resorts, adding upto 2,002 active cases in the country.

With this, the total number of Covid-19 cases recorded in Maldives has reached 81,810 out of which 79,569 patients have made full recoveries, as of September 4, 2021.

While there are 2,002 active cases within the country, Addu Equatorial Hospital (AEH) reveals that 270 active cases are from the southernmost atoll, Addu City with the addition of 32 new cases that were confirmed yesterday; 21 cases from Maradhoo, 10 cases from Hithadhoo and 1 case from Maradhoofeydhoo.

At present, a total of 1,012 Covid-19 cases have been confirmed in Addu City, out of which, 739 people have made full recoveries.