Malé, Maldives — HPA has confirmed the death of the 35th person to pass away in Maldives due to the Covid-19 virus.
Health Protection Agency (HPA) tweeted that the deceased was a 56- year-old Maldivian female. According to HPA, the individual passed away while receiving care for the Covid-19 virus at DH11 facility in Dharumavantha Hospital.
Until date, a total of 35 people have passed away due to the virus in Maldives. The deceased are 29 elderly Maldivian nationals, 5 Bangladeshi nationals and a Filipino national.
While a total of 10,859 people have been confirmed for the virus in Maldives, 9,683 people have completely recovered from it up to date. Currently there are only 1,135 active Covid-19 cases in Maldives. Today itself 51 people were confirmed for the virus in Maldives. They are 35 locals and 16 foreigners.
Since the lock-down was eased in Maldives, there has been a surge in the number of confirmed cases. However, the number of confirmed cases recorded in the past few days have reduced by a great extend. While the majority of the confirmed cases initially were of Foreign nationals, it has now changed to Maldivian nationals since the lock-down easement on the capital city Malé.