COVID-19: Daily new infections reach 300, active cases increase above 3,000

People drive by the ring road in Male' City. (File Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

Health Protection Agency (HPA) has announced 300 additional cases of COVID-19, increasing confirmed cases in the Maldives to 24,379.

According to HPA, the new cases include; 94 cases from the greater Male’ region, 96 cases from residential islands outside Male’, 15 cases from operational resorts, and 95 cases from industrial islands.

Meanwhile, 127 additional COVID-19 patients were confirmed to have made full recoveries over the last 24 hours, increasing total recoveries to 21,282.

With the new developments, Maldives now has 3,022 active cases.

There are 101 patients in hospitals.

3,625 samples (including repeated samples) have been tested for COVID-19 over the last 24-hours.

Caseload over the week

  • April 1: 300 cases
  • March 31: 241 cases
  • March 30: 167 cases
  • March 29: 147 cases
  • March 28: 121 cases
  • March 27: 166 cases
  • March 26: 146 cases

67 COVID-19 patients have died from complications.


HPA stated 3,057 people were vaccinated in the last 24 hours. 1,053 were from the greater Male’ region, and 2,004 were from other atolls.

Total 240,773 people have now been inoculated under the program; 132,044 from the greater Male' region and 108,729 from other atolls.