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Official figures on Saturday showed 766 cases, including 743 that are still active. Three people have died so far.
The victim was an 83-year-old woman from the capital Male.
The country is currently under a state of public health emergency
In the last few years, at least 200 young men left the Maldives for Syria.
Maldivian diplomats said authorities in the Indian Ocean archipelago were in talks with foreign experts as part of a police investigation against the leader who lost power last September.
The investigation relates to a deal to lease tropical islands for hotel development, and alleged payment of $1 million of government money through a private company, SOF Private Limited, into…
The suspects were taken into custody on Saturday night after they were seen using a drone within the high-security zone of the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), police said in a statement…
Dr Mohamed Jameel Ahmed spoke to our Principal Diplomatic Correspondent Sidhant Sibal on a range of issues including how the Maldives fell into a Chinese debt trap.
In the upcoming days, the President's Office will continue to publish the financial statements of all senior political appointees at all ministries, state institutions, and state companies that…
Since Ibrahim Mohamed Solih beat Abdulla Yameen in a surprise election result last year his administration has been trying to determine the extent of Chinese loans used to fund a construction boom…
Yameen has denied any wrongdoing and said that he took on loans to accelerate economic development.
The new government in the Maldives has announced the revival of its `India First` policy without affecting its engagement with China.
President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih's administration is reviewing contracts awarded by his predecessor Abdulla Yameen. Most went to Chinese firms and are feared to have left the country in debt.
Mohamed Nasheed was convicted under the Anti-terrorism Act of Maldives and was awarded 13-years of jail sentence.