Covid-19 community transmission

Covid-19: over 1,900 cases confirmed in the Maldives, recoveries reach 763

  • The new cases include Maldivians, Bangladeshi, Indian and Sri Lankan nationals
  • With the new cases, the country’s Covid-19 total case count has reached 1,901
  • An additional 46 people have recovered from the virus

K. Male' 2020 Jun 06 | Sat 22:12 local 5,293

Covid-19 testing - Health Protection Agency

An additional 18 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the Maldives.

The Health Protection Agency (HPA) revealed this via Twitter on Saturday night. The new cases include 13 Maldivians, three Bangladeshi nationals and one individual from Sri Lanka and Nepal each.

With the new cases, the country’s Covid-19 total case count has reached 1,901.

While there are currently 1,128 active cases in the country, an additional 46 patients have also recovered from the virus. This brings the total recoveries to 763.

There are currently 1,201 individuals in isolation facilities and 1,443 under quarantine.

An eighth Covid-19 related death was announced on Saturday, a 38-year-old Bangladeshi national passed away in the morning after being moved to Indhira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH) “in critical condition”.

Last updated at: 1 month ago | Reviewed by: Abdulla Naseer Ibrahim

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