COVID-19: 107 new cases, 74 from atolls

Rapid Response Team (RRT) operates in the streets of Male' City to conduct coronavirus tests on July 7, 2021. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

Health Protection Agency (HPA), on Tuesday, announced 107 additional cases of COVID-19, increasing confirmed cases in Maldives to 91,650.      

According to HPA, the 107 new cases include; 24 cases from the greater Male’ region, 74 cases from residential islands outside Male’, and nine cases from operational resorts. 

Meanwhile, 27 additional COVID-19 patients were confirmed to have made full recoveries over the last 24 hours, increasing total recoveries to 89,774.    

With the new developments, Maldives now has 1,613 active cases.      

There are 11 patients in hospitals.      

3,561 samples have been tested for COVID-19 over the last 24-hours, including 769 samples from the greater Male' region. The positivity rate in the greater Male’ area is at 3 percent. 

Caseload over the week

November 30: 107 cases

November 29: 79 cases 

November 28: 114 cases 

November 27: 76 cases 

November 26: 152 cases 

November 25: 76 cases 

November 24: 102 cases 

Maldives has recorded 250 COVID-19 deaths.