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COVID-19: Maldives records 95 new cases, 101 recoveries

16 April 2021, MVT 13:53
Traffic near Sinamale' Bridge. PHOTO: MIHAARU
16 April 2021, MVT 13:53

The Health Protection Agency (HPA), on Monday, announced that 95 more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Maldives while 160 recovered from the disease.

According to the agency, of the new cases, 39 were from the greater Male’ region, 38 cases from residential islands and eight cases from operational resorts.

Currently, the island nation records a total of 25,939 virus cases of which 2,621 are active cases, in addition to 23,242 recoveries and 68 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 139 million people and claimed over 3 million lives around the world. However, out of those infected, more than 118 million people have recovered.