COVID-19: 169 new cases, 24 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 Tuesday, announced 169 additional cases of COVID-19, increasing confirmed cases in the Maldives to 76,188.

According to HPA, the 169 new cases include; 24 cases from the greater Male’ region, 127 cases from residential islands outside Male’, 15 cases from operational resorts, and three cases from liveaboards.

Meanwhile,19 additional COVID-19 patients were confirmed to have made full recoveries over the last 24 hours, increasing total recoveries to 73,340.

With the new developments, Maldives now has 2,619 active cases.

There are eight patients in hospitals.

4,932 samples have been tested for COVID-19 over the last 24-hours.

Caseload over the week

July 20: 169 cases

July 19: 140 cases

July 18: 63 cases

July 17: 80 cases

July 16: 114 cases

July 15: 217 cases

July 14: 73 cases

Maldives has recorded 217 COVID-19 deaths.