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19 tested positive from Male', 123 in total today

The total number of COVID-19 cases in the country has risen to 90,944 after 123 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, 19 people tested positive in the Male' area along with 87 from the atolls and 17 from the resorts.

In the same time frame, 139 people recovered from COVID-19 raising the total number of recoveries in the country to 88,715 with another 1,968 people still in treatment.

There have been 248 COVID-related deaths in the Maldives that includes 231 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.