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COVID-19: Six new cases confirmed by HPA

Health Protection Agency (HPA) on Monday revealed six additional cases of COVID-19 from the capital city.

Among the new individuals tested positive (cases MAV0221 to MAV0226) are five Maldivians and one Bangladeshi national.

Maldives has recorded a significant increase in COVID-19 cases since its first confirmed case in the capital city of Male’ on April 15 involving a local woman that sought assistance from a flu clinic in Malé after developing symptoms.

With this new development, Maldives records 226 confirmed, 209 active and two probable cases of COVID-19, with a total of 17 recoveries.

The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified the spread of COVID-19 as a global pandemic. The new strain of novel coronavirus has infected over 3 million people and claimed over 207,200 lives around the world. However, out of those infected, more than 883,200 people have recovered.

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