President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, on Wednesday, revealed that three more COVID-19 patients had recovered in the Maldives, bringing the total number of recoveries to eight.
From the press:
3 patients previously tested positive for #COVID19 and isolated at AA. Velidhoo Isolation facility have recovered.
These patients, after the mandatory 14-day isolation period and treatment, were tested twice with NEGATIVE results.
— Health Protection Agency (@HPA_MV) March 25, 2020
The Maldives now has 13 confirmed and five active cases of COVID-19, with a total of eight recoveries. So far, only tourists and resort employees have confirmed infections in the Maldives with no record of local transmissions within the country. The first Maldivian tested positive for the virus in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The World Health Organization has classified the spread of COVID-19 as a global pandemic. The novel coronavirus has infected more than 438,700 and claimed over 19,600 lives around the world. However, out of those infected, more than 111,900 have recovered.
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