Daily COVID-19 stats: 30 new cases, 229 recoveries

The Maldives on Monday recorded 30 new cases of COVID-19.

The Health Protection Agency (HPA) said the new cases of 16 locals, 13 Bangladeshi nationals and one Nepalese national. The total number of positive cases is now at 2,065, and the number of active cases is 515.

According to HPA, 356 people are currently at quarantine facilities and 362 people are at isolation facilities. 34,667 samples have been collected for testing to date.

Authorities also announced 229 new recoveries over the past 24 hours, raising the number of recoveries to 1,540. This accounts for 64.42 percent of positive cases.

Today marks the 100th day since the first case of COVID-19 was identified in the Maldives. Authorities have granted significant relief on some lockdown measures, and are hopeful that the number of cases will continue to decline despite the new eases.