Health Protection Agency (HPA), has announced 18 additional cases of COVID-19, increasing confirmed cases in the Maldives to 2,400.
The confirmed cases were identified from 18:00 yesterday to 18:00 today.
Meanwhile, 15 more COVID-19 patients were confirmed to have made full recoveries over the last 24-hours, increasing total recoveries to 1,969 people.
The new developments mean that the Maldives now has 416 active cases.
There are 275 people in isolation facilities, and 115 people in quarantine facilities.
52,962 samples, including repeated samples, have been taken by health authorities to conduct COVID-19 testing.
Capital Male' City saw the introduction of massive easements to the lockdown order last night. They include the reopening of schools, businesses, cafes, and hotels. Civilians are also allowed outdoors from 5:00 to 23:00.