Covid-19: 4 people pass away today, total death toll at 133

Burial of a Covid-19 patient succumbing to the disease in Maldives | Photo: MNDF

Malé, Maldives – Four people have passed away today bringing total fatalities in Maldives to 132.

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.

Earlier, a 81 year old Maldivian man was declared dead after being brought to the IGMH/ER.

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

In the statistics released by HPA, it was detailed that out of the 1,559 cases recorded yesterday, 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.

Since the country recorded its first case of Covid-19, Maldives has reported 133 deaths till date including 4 deaths which were recorded today.