COVID-19: Maldives records 211 new infections, 132 from islands other than Male'

Photo shows a road of Male' City during a curfew and lockdown order imposed in the city due to COVID-19. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

Health Protection Agency (HPA) has announced 211 additional cases of COVID-19, increasing confirmed cases in Maldives to 71,709.

According to HPA, the new cases include; 54 cases from the greater Male’ region, 132 cases from residential islands outside Male’, and 25 cases from operational resorts.

Meanwhile, 912additional COVID-19 patients were confirmed to have made full recoveries over the last 24 hours, increasing total recoveries to 66,090.

With the new developments, Maldives now has 5,403 active cases.

There are 46 patients in hospitals.

3,415 samples have been tested for COVID-19 over the last 24-hours.

Caseload over the week

  • June 19: 211 cases 
  • June 18: 142 cases
  • June 17: 218 cases
  • June 16: 241 cases
  • June 15: 224 cases
  • June 14: 372 cases
  • June 13: 224 cases

Maldives has recorded 205 COVID-19 deaths.