Covid-19 community transmission

Covid-19: 129 new cases, 27 recoveries reported on Monday

  • Covid-19 tally has reached 4,293
  • With 27 new recoveries, 2,670 have recovered thus far
  • There are currently 1,490 active cases

K. Male' 2020 Aug 03 | Mon 22:50 local 3,049

Covid-19 testing at IGMH laboratory - Health Protection Agency

Maldives has confirmed 129 additional cases of the Covid-19 pandemic on Monday.

The Health Protection Agency (HPA) revealed via its nightly publications that two out of the total were reported from outlying atolls whereas 127 were in the Greater Malé Region.

The new cases were discovered from the 1,141 samples collected within 24 hours.

The new cases reported on Monday include 93 Maldivians, 23 Bangladeshi nationals, eight Indian nationals, four Sri Lankan nationals and one Indonesian nationals.

With this development, the country’s total Covid-19 case count has reached 4,293.

Further, the authority reported 27 recoveries from the virus on Monday, pushing the total number of recovered Covid-19 patients to 2,670.

Maldives currently has 1,490 active cases of the virus.

While the country has observed a recent escalation in locals testing positive for the infection, a majority of the Covid-19 tally is local cases, at 2,175.

The remaining 2,118 cases are of foreigners.

Currently, 1,013 individuals are being treated at isolation facilities across the nation and 92 are hospitalized.

One patient is being treated at ICU in the 11th floor of Dharumavantha Hospital, while five are being treated at the ICU of Hulhumalé Medical Facility.

Last updated at: 1 month ago | Reviewed by: Simaha Naseem

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