Covid-19: 4th death recorded within 24hrs

Indhira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH) | Photo: PSM

Malé, Maldives – Health Protection Agency informed that an additional person has passed away due to Covid-19 today increasing the total number of fatalities to 91. 

According to HPA, the fourth death of the day was of a 78 year old Maldivian Malé brought to IGMH ER and was declared dead at 12:48.

In addition to this, an 86 year old Maldivian male who was being treated at Hulhumalé Covid Facility and was declared as deceased at 02:24 earlier this morning. 

The second death recorded was of an 64 year old Maldivian male who passed away at Hulhumalé Covid Facility away at 06:30 while the third person was an 86 year old female who was being treated at Dharumavantha Hospital ICU and was declared dead at 09:05. 

With the four deaths recorded today, the total number of fatalities of Covid-19 in the island nation has risen to 91. While Covid-19 cases has been on a rise recently, Maldives has recorded over 1,000 daily cases for the past four days with 1,216 cases recorded yesterday as well.

In the statistics released by HPA, it was detailed that out of the 1,216 cases, 1,013 were from the Malé area, while 201 cases were recorded from inhabited islands. The figures also included 01 case from operational resorts and another case from live aboard which brought up the total active cases in the country to 13,784.

With this, the total number of Covid-19 cases recorded in the country has reached 41,308 out of which 27,428 patients have made full recoveries, as of 18:00 of May 13, 2021.