COVID-19: 74 new cases; 2,040 active cases

Rapid Response Team (RRT) operates in the streets of Male' City to conduct COVID-19 tests on July 15, 2021. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

Health Protection Agency (HPA), on Thursday, announced 74 additional cases of COVID-19, increasing confirmed cases in Maldives to 90,340.      

According to HPA, the 74 new cases include; 21 cases from the greater Male’ region, 41 cases from residential islands outside Male’, and 12 cases from operational resorts.

Meanwhile, 184 additional COVID-19 patients were confirmed to have made full recoveries over the last 24 hours, increasing total recoveries to 88,039.  

With the new developments, Maldives now has 2,040 active cases.      

There are 12 patients in hospitals.      

3,303 samples have been tested for COVID-19 over the last 24-hours, including 1,362 samples from the greater Male' region. The positivity rate in the greater Male’ area is at 1 percent. 

Caseload over the week

November 18: 74 cases 

November 17: 149 cases 

November 16: 118 cases 

November 15: 159 cases 

November 14:  127 cases 

November 13: 184 cases 

November 12: 165 cases 

Maldives has recorded 248 COVID-19 deaths.