Maldives confirms 44th Covid-related death

  • Total confirmed cases: 12,204
  • Current active cases: 864
  • Complete recoveries: 11,289
  • Total deaths: 44
Covid-19 management facility in Sh. Funadhoo | Photo: Health Ministry

Male’, Maldives – Health Emergency Operation Center (HEOC) has revealed that the country has recorded the 44th Covid-19 related death in the country this morning.

According to HEOC, the individual who passed away last night around 11:32pm due to the virus was a 52 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 44, accounting for 37 Maldivian nationals, 6 Bangladeshi nationals and a Filipino national, who passed away due to the novel coronavirus.

While a total of 12,204 people have test positive for Covid-19 in Maldives, 11,289 people have completely recovered up to date. Currently there are only 864 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..