Covid-19 community transmission

Covid-19: Maldives reports 25 new cases, 48 recoveries

  • 10,733 patients have recovered
  • Maldives Covid-19 tally currently sits at 11,616
  • The total number of active cases among resort workers is currently at 89

K. Male' 2020 Oct 30 | Fri 01:15 local 3,197

Healthcare worker testing samples for Covid-19 - RaajjeMV

With 25 new cases of the global Covid-19 pandemic confirmed on Thursday, Maldives Covid-19 tally has risen to 11,616.

The Health Protection Agency (HPA) revealed that the new cases include 16 Maldivians and nine foreigners.

The new cases were confirmed out of the 1,470 samples tested from 6pm Wednesday to 6pm Thursday.

Out of the 25 cases, 16 were detected in the greater Malé region whereas the remaining nine were discovered from residential islands.

Further, the public health authority also reported 48 additional recoveries by 6pm Thursday.

This has pushed the total number of recoveries in the island nation since the pandemic surfaced on March 7, to 10,733.

Maldives currently has 839 active cases of the virus, which is 23 less than the previous day.

HPA also revealed that 269 patients are currently receiving treatment at isolation facilities, whereas the number of patients hospitalized for treatment rose to 55, from 52.

Out of the 37 active coronavirus cases across 21 residential islands, 21 are Maldivians and 16 are foreigners. There are active cases in 23 resorts, including 30 tourists and 89 resort workers. This means that six more resort workers had tested positive for the virus, over the past 24 hours.

Last updated at: 3 weeks ago | Reviewed by: Abdulla Naseer Ibrahim

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