Health Protection Agency (HPA) has announced 386 additional cases of COVID-19.
The new cases mean that the total number of confirmed cases in the Maldives has now reached 28,588, since confirming the first case in March of last year. According to HPA, the new cases include; 105 cases from the greater Male’ region, 198 cases from residential islands outside of Male’, and six cases from operational resorts as well as 77 from industrial islands.
Meanwhile, 78 additional COVID-19 patients were confirmed to have made full recoveries over the last 24 hours, increasing total recoveries to 24,499. The Maldives now has 4,009 active cases. There are currently 119 patients in hospitals.
HPA added that the positive cases confirmed last night were from 3,289 samples (including repeated samples) tested for COVID-19.
71 COVID-19 patients have died from complications.