COVID-19: Additional patient transferred to state hospital

One of the two patients who tested positive for COVID-19 from a safari is being transferred to Dharumavantha Hospital in capital Male'.

The Health Protection Agency (HPA) said he is being transferred so that his condition may be monitored further.

An elderly COVID-19 patient was previously transferred to the hospital after his condition deteriorated. His condition has since improved, the government said.

13 foreigners have tested positive for COVID-19 in the Maldives thus far, including nine Italians. Four consecutive days have passed where the archipelago has not record any new cases of the virus.