Weekly Covid update: 106 cases, a significant drop

Rapid Response Team (RRT) operates in the streets of Male' City to conduct COVID-19 tests on May 14, 2020. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

Statistics released by Health Protection Agency (HPA) show COVID-19 cases show a drop in new cases in Maldives last week, compared to the previous week.

A total of 106 cases were reported in Maldives in the one-week period from July 31 to August 6. Meanwhile, 183 cases were reported had been reported the previous week.

The 106 new cases last week include 24 cases from the greater Male’ region, 38 cases from residential islands outside Male’, and 44 cases from other areas such as resorts and industrial islands.

Only five new hospital admissions were recorded last week. Fourteen new hospital admissions were recorded the week before.

No deaths were recorded last week.

With 106 new cases last week – Maldives now has 184,591 confirmed cases. 307 people have died from complications.