24 new cases of the global Covid-19 pandemic have been confirmed in Maldives.
Nightly statistics publicized by the Health Protection Agency (HPA) reveal that the new cases include 20 Maldivians and four foreigners.
Maldives Covid-19 tally currently sits at 11,591 with this development.
22 out of the 24 new cases were detected in the greater Malé region and the remaining two cases were discovered from residential islands.
Wednesday’s cases were confirmed from the 1,409 samples tested within the past 24 hours.
With 33 additional recoveries reported by 6pm Wednesday, the total number of coronavirus-stricken patients to have observed full recoveries from the infection has been pushed to 10,685.
The pandemic has claimed 37 lives in Maldives since it surfaced on March 7. There are currently 52 patients hospitalized for treatment, which is an increase in comparison to the 47 hospitalized patients by Tuesday.
Further, there are 277 patients seeking treatment at isolation facilities, 43 less than the previous day.
Maldives currently has 862 active cases of the virus.
Out of the 37 active coronavirus cases across 19 residential islands, 24 are Maldivians and 13 are foreigners. There are active cases in 24 resorts, including 30 tourists and 83 resort workers.