COVID-19: Maldives confirms 35 new cases

Rapid Response Team (RRT) operates Male' City to conduct COVID-19 tests on May 22, 2020. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa

Health Protection Agency (HPA) has announced 35 additional cases of COVID-19, increasing confirmed cases in the Maldives to 12,889.

The agency also confirmed that 36 COVID-19 patients had also made full recoveries over the last 24 hours, increasing total recoveries to 11,717.

With the new developments, Maldives now has 1,119 active cases.

According to HPA, the new cases tonight include 28 cases from the greater Male’ region. Three cases were identified from other inhabited islands while four were confirmed from operational resorts.

There are 95 patients in hospitals. 

1,728 samples were tested for the virus in the last 24 hours.

237,737 samples (including repeated samples) have been tested for COVID-19 to date.

Caseload over the week

  • November 26: 35 cases
  • November 25: 44 cases
  • November 24: 52 cases
  • November 23: 150 cases
  • November 22: 30 cases
  • November 21: 32 cases
  • November 20: 94 cases

46 COVID-19 patients have died from complications..