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Maldives reports 101 Covid-19 cases, second highest single day tally

  • The country’s Covid-19 total case count has reached 1,773
  • There are currently 1,313 active cases
  • Over 450 people have recovered

K. Male' 2020 May 31 | Sun 22:40 local 3,208

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Maldives has announced its second highest number of Covid-19 cases in a single day, with 101 new cases confirmed in the last 24 hours.

The National Emergency Operations Center (NEOC) revealed this at Sunday night’s Covid-19 press briefing, where spokesperson Mohamed Mabrook Aziz revealed changes to Covid-19 case announcements; new cases are to be announced once a day from now.

The new cases include 72 Bangladeshi nationals, 21 Indians and eight locals; 13 of the cases are from ‘containment’ sites while 79 foreigners and seven locals are linked to previously identified clusters. There are two independent cases; one foreigner and one local.

With the 101 additional cases, the country’s Covid-19 total case count has reached 1,773. Over 450 people have recovered, and there are currently 1,313 active cases in the Maldives.

Last updated at: 2 months ago | Reviewed by: Aman Haleem

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