Covid-19: 10th death today! Total at 139!

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

Malé, Maldives – Health Protection Agency (HPA) has announced additional four casualties of Covid-19 today brining the total deaths in the nation to 139.

According to the information revealed by HPA, the 136th death was of a 78 year old Maldivian female admitted at Hulhumalé Medical Facility (HMF) had passed away at 14:50 and a 87 year old Maldivian male had passed away at Lh. Hinnavaru Health Center at 11:05 marking the 137th death due to the virus.

In addition to them a 41 year old Maldivian female had passed away at 18:48 at Hulhumalé Medical Facility (HMF) and a 86 year old Japanese male passed away at 19:53 at the same facility marking the 138th and 139th casualties of the island nation.

Prior to these deaths today, at 12:24 pm, a 78 year old man admitted at HMF and a 85 year old man admitted at HMF passed away at 7:44 am recording the 135th and 134th Covid-19 death in Maldives.

Earlier today, a 93 year old Maldivian man died at 06:55, while a 77 year old Maldivian man was recorded at 03:18 and a 58 year old Maldivian man was passed away at 04:25. All patients were admitted at the Hulhumalé facility. Additionally, an 81 year old Maldivian man was declared dead after being brought to the IGMH/ER.

These are the 134th, 133rd, 132nd, 131st and 130th Covid-19 death respectively. 

While 1,559 cases were recorded yesterday alone in Maldives, the statistics released by HPA detailed that out of the 1,559 cases, 1,135 were from the Malé area, while 401 cases were recorded from inhabited islands. The figures also included 20 case from operational resorts and 03 from liveaboards which brought up the total active cases in the country to 23,464.

With this, the total number of Covid-19 cases recorded in the country has reached 55,924 out of which 32,322 patients have made full recoveries, as of 18:00 of May 23, 2021.