86 tested positive today, 29 from Male

The total number of COVID-19 cases in the country has risen to 84,103 after 86 people have tested positive in the past 24 hours.

Health Protection Agency (HPA) said that from 6 p.m. yesterday to 6 p.m. today, 29 people tested positive in the Male' area along with 53 from the atolls and 04 from the resorts.

In the same time frame, 107 people recovered from COVID-19 raising the total number of recoveries in the country to 82,208 with another 1,653 people still in treatment.

There has been 229 COVID-related deaths in the Maldives that includes 213 locals, 17 foreign nationals. Maldives reported its first COVID-19 related death on 29 April 2020 following the death of an 83-year-old woman.