JUST IN: Maldives records 43rd Covid-19 death

Coffin carried out by frontline workers during the Covid-19 pandemic | Photo: One Online

Male’, Maldives – Health Emergency Operation Center (HEOC) has revealed that the country has recorded the 43rd Covid-19 related death in the country this morning.

According to HEOC, the individual who passed away due to the virus was a 79 year old local male admitted in the Intensive Care Unit of the Hulhumale’ Medical Facility.

With this the death toll of the Maldives goes up to 43, accounting for 36 Maldivian nationals, 6 Bangladeshi nationals and a Filipino national, who passed away due to the novel coronavirus.

While a total of 12,154 people have test positive for Covid-19 in Maldives, 11,262 people have completely recovered up to date. Currently there are only 843 active Covid-19 cases in Maldives. 

Since the lock-down was eased in Maldives, a surge in number of confirmed cases was observed in the country. However, this number has gone significantly down over the past months falling from three digit to two digit figures..