BREAKING: Maldives records 61st Covid-19 death

Frontline workers during a drill | Photo: Mihaaru

Malé, Maldives – Health Protection Agency (HPA) has informed of the 61st Covid-19 death. An 80 year old Maldivian woman under treatment at HMF was declared dead at 00:22.

This is the 61st COVID-19 death in the Maldives spacing over a period of nearly one year. To date, 54 Maldivian nationals, 6 Bangladeshi nationals and a Filipino national have passed away from the virus in Maldives.

As of today, Maldives has recorded 19,479 positive cases of Covid-19 within the island nation. While 17,002 recoveries have been recorded Maldives just now recorded its 61st death due to the virus. HPA and health professionals urge the public to adhere to the guidelines set by the authorities and get vaccinated to minimize the spread of the virus.