64 tests positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, record highest for July

Sixty-four people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours raising the total number of cases in the country to 2,553.

Health Protection Agency (HPA) confirmed an additional 64 cases of COVID-19 infections in Maldives. These include - 44 Maldivians, 17 Bangladeshis, 2 Indians and 1 Nepali.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in the Maldives is now 2,617.

They added that in the past 24 hours, total new recoveries were at 11 which brings the total number of recoveries to 2,238. With this, the total number of active cases is now 361.

So far there are 13 COVID-19 deaths in the country. These are four Bangladeshis and eight elderly Maldivians along with a Phillipines national.