Maldives records additional 190 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

People wear masks as they drive along Majeedhee Magu of Male' City. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

Health Protection Agency (HPA), on Tuesday, announced 190 additional cases of COVID-19, increasing confirmed cases in Maldives to 95,222.      

According to HPA, the 190 new cases include; 47 cases from the greater Male’ region, 71 cases from residential islands outside Male’, 71 cases from operational resorts, and 1 case from liveaboards. 

Meanwhile, 141 additional COVID-19 patients were confirmed to have made full recoveries over the last 24 hours, increasing total recoveries to 92,820.

With the new developments, Maldives now has 2,127 active cases.      

There are 11 patients in hospitals.      

4,224 samples have been tested for COVID-19 over the last 24-hours, including 1,370 samples from the greater Male' region. The positivity rate in the greater Male’ area is at 3 percent. 

Caseload over the week

December 28: 190 cases 

December 27: 168 cases 

December 26: 132 cases 

December 25: 168 cases

December 24: 120 cases 

December 23: 145 cases 

December 22: 121 cases 

Maldives has recorded 262 COVID-19 deaths.