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COVID-19: Maldives records 125 new cases, 127 recoveries

Nafaahath Ibrahim
06 April 2021, MVT 09:17
Frontliner collecting sampe. PHOTO: AHMED ASHWAY ILYAS / MIHAARU
Nafaahath Ibrahim
06 April 2021, MVT 09:17

The Health Protection Agency (HPA), on Monday, announced that 125 more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Maldives while 127 recovered from the disease.

According to the agency, of the new cases, 64 were from the greater Male’ region, 46 cases from residential islands, 14 cases from operational resorts and one case from an industrial island.

Currently, the island nation records a total of 24,908 virus cases of which 3,059 are active cases, in addition to 21,773 recoveries and 67 deaths.

On March 12, 2020, WHO classified the spread of COVID-19 as a global pandemic. To date, the new strain of novel coronavirus has infected over 132 million people and claimed over 2.87 million lives around the world. However, out of those infected, more than 106.6 million people have recovered.

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