Covid-19: Additional death recorded in 24hrs, total at 81!

Indhira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH) | Photo: PSM

Malé, Maldives – An additional death due to Covid-19 has been recorded in Maldives totaling the number of deaths within 24 hours to 7.

While the last person to pass away due to the virus was a foreigner, no details have been shared by Health Protection Agency (HPA) so far.

In addition to this, two people from Lh. Naifaru, two people being treated at Hulhumalé Covid Facility, an elderly female who was brought to IGMH emergency room and an Indian who was in quarantine in AA. Rasdhoo also passed away due to Covid-19 yesterday.

With this, the total number of Covid-19 deaths in the country has risen to 81. The deceased are 72 Maldivian nationals, 6 Bangladeshi nationals, a Filipino national, two Indian nationals and a foreigner who’s nationality hasn’t been revealed by authorities yet.

While Maldives recorded the highest number of daily Covid-19 cases since the pandemic hit the tiny island nation with 703 cases yesterday, the total number of Covid-19 cases recorded in the country has reached 33,368 out of which 25,675 patients have made full recoveries, as of 18:00 of May 6, 2021. Currently the total number of active cases in the country stands at 7,607 with 203 people admitted in hospitals.