Malé, Maldives – Maldivian movie star Hassan Manik, or more famously known as Koyya Hassan Manik has passed away today.
It has been reported that Manik was diagnosed with Covid-19 just days before his demise and was receiving care at the 11th floor of the Dharumavantha Hospital, which is a dedicated Covid-19 ICU facility.
While the authorities have not released the identity of the individual, HPA has released the information of the 60th Covid-19 death matching the age and treatment location of the actor.
Today at 10:28am, a 67-year-old Maldivian male admitted in DH11 has passed away.— Health Protection Agency (@HPA_MV) February 20, 2021
This is the 60th COVID-19 death in the Maldives
Our thoughts and prayers are with the bereaved family. May Allah grant his soul eternal peace in heaven
Manik who has served the Maldivian entertainment sector for years was featured in famous local movies such as E Bappa, Dhanmalhi and Maadeh Neiy.
Messages of condolences to his family and prayers for his soul have flooded social media since the news of his passing.