Health Protection Agency (HPA), on Thursday, announced 120 additional cases of COVID-19, increasing confirmed cases in Maldives to 95,540.
According to HPA, the 120 new cases include; 49 cases from the greater Male’ region, 44 cases from residential islands outside Male’ and 27 cases from operational resorts.
Meanwhile, 102 additional COVID-19 patients were confirmed to have made full recoveries over the last 24 hours, increasing total recoveries to 93,042.
With the new developments, Maldives now has 2,223 active cases.
There are 18 patients in hospitals.
3,983 samples have been tested for COVID-19 over the last 24-hours, including 1,580 samples from the greater Male' region. The positivity rate in the greater Male’ area is at 3 percent.
Caseload over the week
December 30: 120 cases
December 29: 198 cases
December 28: 190 cases
December 27: 168 cases
December 26: 132 cases
December 25: 168 cases
December 24: 120 cases
Maldives has recorded 262 COVID-19 deaths.
Maldives began its vaccination campaign in February. The country expanded the campaign to begin vaccinating children between 12 years and 17 years of age in August and began administering booster dose in October.
As of present, 396,779 people have received their first dose and 367,450 people have been fully vaccinated, and 25,925 have received their booster dose.