COVID-19: Over 120 cases recorded in Maldives

A woman holds her nose after a Covid-19 sample has been taken | Photo: Mihaaru

Malé, Maldives – Health Protection Agency (HPA) reported that 122 cases were recorded in the Maldives yesterday.

The agency stated that 38 were from the Greater Malé area, while 78 cases were recorded from inhabited islands, 4 cases from operational resorts and 1 case from a live aboard.

Maldives has recorded a total number of 84 ,484 Covid-19 cases, of which 1,564 are currently active. To date, 82,676 patients have made full recoveries. The country has recorded 231 Covid-19 related fatalities.

Meanwhile, Addu Equatorial Hospital (AEH) revealed that Addu City recorded 14 new cases as of Monday. The statistics released by AEH showed that with the additional cases, the total number of active cases in Addu City is now at 215 . Hospitalized Covid-19 patients have increased to 5 in Addu City.

At present, the highest number of active cases are in Feydhoo with 113 cases, followed by Hithadhoo with 62 active Covid-19 cases, while Maradhoofeydhoo has 5 cases and Gan has one active case. Maradhoo has recovered significantly with cases dropping to 33.

There are no active cases in the remaining two islands in Addu City, Hulhudhoo and Meedhoo which are still under monitoring mechanisms since 4 September 2021.