Malé, Maldives – Health Protection Agency (HPA) has just confirmed that last night at 08:12pm, an 78-year-old Maldivian female admitted at Indhira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH) has passed away from the Covid-19 virus.
This is the 57th Covid-19 death in the Maldives spacing over a period of nearly one year. To date, 50 Maldivian nationals, 6 Bangladeshi nationals and a Filipino national have passed away from the virus in Maldives.
Last night at 08:12pm, a 78-year-old Maldivian female taken to IGMH ER, declared dead on arrival, tested positive for Covid-19— Health Protection Agency (@HPA_MV) February 13, 2021
This is the 57th COVID-19 death in the Maldives
Our thoughts and prayers are with the bereaved family. May Allah grant her soul eternal peace in heaven
As of today, Maldives has recorded 17,507 positive cases of Covid-19 within the island nation. While 15,143 recoveries have been recorded Maldives just now recorded its 57th death due to the virus.
HPA and health professionals urge the public to adhere to the guidelines set by the authorities to minimize the spread of the virus. HPA has recently extended the vehicle operation ban in Malé as well from 1800 to 0600.