Maldives records 82nd Covid-19 death

Burial of a person who passed away due to Covid-19 in Maldives | Photo: Mohamed Auzam

Malé, Maldives – Health Protection Agency (HPA) has just confirmed that today at 14:46 pm an 81 year-old Maldivian female admitted at Dharumavantha Hospital’s DH11 facility has passed away from the Covid-19 virus.

With this, the total number of Covid-19 deaths in the country has risen to 82. The deceased are 74 Maldivian nationals, 6 Bangladeshi nationals, a Filipino national and two Indian nationals.

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.