COVID-19: Confirmed new cases surge to 241 today

Photo shows a drone photo of Male' City. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

Health Protection Agency (HPA) has announced 241 additional cases of COVID-19, increasing confirmed cases in the Maldives to 24,079.

According to HPA, the new cases include; 73 cases from the greater Male’ region, 74 cases from residential islands outside Male’, 15 cases from operational resorts, and 79 cases from industrial islands.

Meanwhile, 171 additional COVID-19 patients were confirmed to have made full recoveries over the last 24 hours, increasing total recoveries to 21,155.

With the new developments, Maldives now has 2,849 active cases.

There are 99 patients in hospitals.

3,850 samples (including repeated samples) have been tested for COVID-19 over the last 24-hours.

Caseload over the week

  • March 31: 241 cases
  • March 30: 167 cases
  • March 29: 147 cases
  • March 28: 121 cases
  • March 27: 166 cases
  • March 26: 146 cases
  • March 25: 162 cases

67 COVID-19 patients have died from complications.


HPA stated 2,034 people were vaccinated in the last 24 hours. 615 were from the greater Male’ region, and 1,419 were from other atolls.

Total 237,716 people have now been inoculated under the program; 130,991 from the greater Male' region and 106,725 from other atolls.