COVID-19: 152 new cases, 112 from atolls

Rapid Response Team (RRT) operates in the streets of Male' City to conduct COVID-19 tests on June 6, 2020. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

Health Protection Agency (HPA), on Friday, announced 152 additional cases of COVID-19, increasing confirmed cases in Maldives to 91,274.      

According to HPA, the 152 new cases include; 22 cases from the greater Male’ region, 112 cases from residential islands outside Male’, 17 cases from operational resorts and one case from a liveaboard.

Meanwhile, 161 additional COVID-19 patients were confirmed to have made full recoveries over the last 24 hours, increasing total recoveries to 89,190.    

With the new developments, Maldives now has 1,823 active cases.      

There are 14 patients in hospitals.      

4,126 samples have been tested for COVID-19 over the last 24-hours, including 1,051 samples from the greater Male' region. The positivity rate in the greater Male’ area is at 2 percent. 

Caseload over the week

November 26: 152 cases 

November 25: 76 cases 

November 24: 102 cases 

November 23: 123 cases 

November 22: 96 cases 

November 21: 124 cases 

November 20: 137 cases 

Maldives has recorded 248 COVID-19 deaths.