COVID-19: New Cases remain above 100 in September 2021

Random sampling being carried out in Addu City | Photo: adduLIVE

Malé, Maldives – Statistics released by Health Protection Agency (HPA) reveal that Covid-19 cases in Maldives remain above 100 in the first half of September.

HPA stated that 120 new Covid-19 cases were recorded in the Maldives on Tuesdayday.

While 48 cases were from the Malé area, 66 cases were recorded from inhabited islands. Additionally, 6 new cases were found from operational resorts, adding upto 1,881 active cases in the country.

With this, the total number of Covid-19 cases recorded in Maldives has reached 83,070 out of which 80,949 patients have made full recoveries, as of September 14, 2021. Till date, the country has recorded 227 Covid-19 related fatalities.

Meanwhile, Addu Equatorial Hospital (AEH) revealed that Addu City recorded 11 new cases as of Sunday. The statistics released by AEH showed that with the additional cases, the total number of active cases in Addu City is now at 294.

At present, the highest number of active cases are in Maradhoo with 140 cases, followed by Hithadhoo with 79 active Covid-19 cases and Feydhoo with 29 cases, while Maradhoofeydhoo has 7 cases.

The remaining two islands in Addu City, Hulhudhoo and Meedhoo was brought into monitoring status on September 4th after Covid-19 cases started to rise in the islands. AEH informs that there are 26 active cases in Meedhoo and 11 active cases in Hulhudhoo as of this Sunday.