COVID-19: HPA confirms 51st death

Municipal workers carry the coffin of an unclaimed body of a Covid-19 victims to a crematorium in Colombo. | Photo: AFP.

Malé, Maldives – HPA has just confirmed the 51st Covid-19 related death in the country. The deceased is an 86 year old Maldivian male admitted at the ICU of IGMH. The man passed away at 04:27pm, today.

HPA offers prayers and condolences to his family in their tweet.

To date, 51 people have passed away from Covid-19 in Maldives. The deceased are 43 Maldivian nationals, 6 Bangladeshi nationals and a Filipino national. Maldives now has a total 1,015 active cases, summing up the confirmed positive cases to date to a total of 14,885.

Works are underway to procure 700,000 Covid-19 doses, and preparations are being made to inoculate the public at the earliest.