COVID-19: 141 new cases, 22 from Male' area

Rapid Response Team (RRT) operates in the streets of Male' City to conduct coronavirus tests on February 3, 2021. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

Health Protection Agency (HPA), on Wednesday, announced 141 additional cases of COVID-19, increasing confirmed cases in the Maldives to 77,094.

According to HPA, the 141 new cases include; 22 cases from the greater Male’ region, 98 cases from residential islands outside Male’, 20 cases from operational resorts and one case from industrial/island used for other purposes.

Meanwhile, 225 additional COVID-19 patients were confirmed to have made full recoveries over the last 24 hours, increasing total recoveries to 74,335.

With the new developments, Maldives now has 2,527 active cases.

There are 14 patients in hospitals.

5,152 samples have been tested for COVID-19 over the last 24-hours.

Caseload over the week

July 28: 141 cases

July 27: 105 cases

July 26: 98 cases

July 25: 123 cases

July 24: 86 cases

July 23: 92 cases

July 22: 122 cases

Maldives has recorded 220 COVID-19 deaths.