The Health Protection Agency (HPA) has released COVID-19 statistics for today, with 1,572 positive cases reported.
The statistics include 844 cases from the previous 24 hours and 728 cases from backlogged samples, according to HPA.
According to HPA statistics, 1,315 of the 1,572 cases were reported from the Greater Malé area, while 242 cases were reported from inhabited islands. There were also 15 cases from operating resorts, bringing the total number of active cases in the country to 12,873.
The total number of COVID-19 cases in the country has reached 40,092, with 27,123 patients completing their treatment. The number of people who have died from COVID-19 is at 87.