COVID-19: 114 new cases, 18 from Male' area

Rapid Response Team (RRT) operates in the streets of Male' City to conduct coronavirus tests on February 3, 2021. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

Health Protection Agency (HPA), on Saturday, announced 114 additional cases of COVID-19, increasing confirmed cases in the Maldives to 75,736.

According to HPA, the 114 new cases include; 18 cases from the greater Male’ region, 82 cases from residential islands outside Male’, nine cases from operational resorts and five cases from islands under development.

Meanwhile, 97 additional COVID-19 patients were confirmed to have made full recoveries over the last 24 hours, increasing total recoveries to 72,930. 

With the new developments, Maldives now has 2,578 active cases.

There are 11 patients in hospitals.

7,101 samples have been tested for COVID-19 over the last 24-hours.

Caseload over the week

July 16: 114 cases

July 15: 217 cases

July 14: 73 cases

July 13: 170 cases

July 12: 91 cases

July 11: 78 cases

July 10: 90 cases

Maldives has recorded 216 COVID-19 deaths.