COVID-19: 145 new infections, 104 from Male' City

People wear masks as they walk along a street in Male' City on February 4, 2021. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

Health Protection Agency (HPA) has announced 145 additional cases of COVID-19, increasing confirmed cases in the Maldives to 22,292.

According to HPA, the new cases include;104 cases from the greater Male’ region, 21 cases from residential islands outside Male', 14 cases from operational resorts, and five from liveaboards and one from an island under development.

Meanwhile, 131 additional COVID-19 patients were confirmed to have made full recoveries over the last 24 hours, increasing total recoveries to 19,773.

With the new developments, Maldives now has 2,477 active cases.

There are 120 patients in hospitals.

4,460 samples (including repeated samples) have been tested for the COVID-19 over the last 24-hours.

Caseload over the week

  • March 19: 145 cases
  • March 18: 186 cases
  • March 17: 142 cases
  • March 16: 153 cases
  • March 15: 94 cases
  • March 14: 96 cases
  • March 13: 94 cases

65 patients have died from complications.

1,745 vaccinated in 24 hours

HPA stated that 449 people were vaccinated in the last 24 hours. All of those vaccinated today were from other atolls apart from the capital area.

Total 218,046 people have now been inoculated under the program; 121,630 from the greater Male’ region, and 96,416 from other atolls.