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COVID-19: HPA confirms 10 additional cases, 45 recoveries

The Health Protection Agency (HPA), on Tuesday, confirmed 10 additional cases of COVID-19 in the Maldives as well as 45 recoveries.

According to the agency, the new cases include seven Maldivians and three Bangladeshi nationals.

As one of the most densely populated cities in the world, Maldives’ capital Malé recorded a significant increase in COVID-19 cases in the first weeks following the first confirmed local transmission on April 15.

However, the number of recoveries have continued to rise, with 86 per cent of patients now recovered.

On March 12, WHO classified the spread of COVID-19 as a global pandemic. To date, the new strain of novel coronavirus has infected over 11.8 million people and claimed over 543, 300 lives around the world. However, out of those infected, more than 6.7 million people have recovered.

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Source URL: Google News

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