Covid-19 deaths

Maldives confirms seventh Covid-19 related death

  • An 89-year-old woman died on Tuesday morning
  • This is the fourth Maldivian to have died due to the virus
  • 32.26% of Covid-19 cases in the Maldives, are locals

K. Male' 2020 Jun 02 | Tue 10:57 local 2,939

Healthcare workers in the Maldives - RaajjeMV

An 89-year-old Covid-19 patient has passed away in the Maldives.

This was revealed by the Health Protection Agency (HPA) on Tuesday morning and the deceased is a Maldivian woman.

She was in isolation at a facility in Hulhumalé and HPA revealed that she passed away a little past 6am on Tuesday.

This is the seventh coronavirus-related death in the island nation and the fourth Maldivian to have succumbed to the infection.

The sixth Covid-19 related death was reported on Monday afternoon, when a 54-year-old Bangladeshi Covid-19 patient passed away.

Maldives has seen a total of 1,829 Covid-19 infections thus far out of which 32.26% are Maldivians, with 590 having tested positive so far.

Last updated at: 1 month ago | Reviewed by: Abdulla Naseer Ibrahim

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