COVID-19: Over 640 contacts linked to three cases

COVID-19: Over 640 contacts linked to three cases

The National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) has revealed that over 640 contacts linked to three positive cases of COVID-19 have been identified.

Speaking at NEOC's daily press briefing, Dr. Ibrahim Afzal said the cases are believed to be linked to two major hubs. Contact tracing is still ongoing, the doctor revealed.

17 positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed over the past 24 hours. This brings the total number of cases in the Male' region to 64. Authorities expect the numbers to continue to rise over the next few days.