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The Maldives on Friday announced that its coronavirus cases rose to 14, local media reported.

The country’s Health Minister Abdulla Ameen said a Maldivian, 38, tested positive for COVID-19, raising the total number of cases to 14, the daily Sun reported.

The infected Maldivian national had traveled to the U.K, and returned to his home country on March 21.

He had been placed under quarantine, and later began to show symptoms of the infection on March 25.

The Maldives, a country of nearly half a million of population, has other 13 cases of coronavirus, but all of them are

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