Health Protection Agency HPA has confirmed that 51 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the Maldives on Thursday.

In a tweet, HPA said that 46 cases were reported from the Greater Male’ Area while 5 were confirmed from the islands and resorts. HPA also said the new cases include 33 locals and 18 foreigners.

This takes the total number of COVID-19 cases reported in the country to a staggering 11,113.

Meanwhile, HPA reported 51 individuals had recovered from the illness in the Maldives yesterday. With this, a total of 9931 individuals have now recovered from the illness in the Maldives since the country reported its first case back in March.

HPA also said that 1140 active cases of COVID-19 remained in the country and that 400 people were currently under isolation at various state-manned facilities.

The Agency noted that the number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients has dropped from 61 to 54 on Thursday.

The Agency noted that 18 islands in the country are hosting 146 active cases of COVID-19 and that 19 resorts also have active cases of the illness. It said that this includes 15 tourists and 22 staff.

The Maldives has recorded 35 COVID-19 deaths in the country since April of this year including 29 locals and 6 foreigners.