Man passes away in Maafushi due to COVID-19, 3rd death today

An aerial shot of the local tourism hub of Maafushi. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

An individual has passed away in the island of K. Maafushi today due to COVID-19, making it the third death of the day related to the virus. 

This is the 87th COVID-19 death in the Maldives in total. Health Protection Agency (HPA) confirmed the death was a COVID-19 related death. 

The individual was a 74-year old Maldivian male, according to the HPA. 

The time of death was declared as 9:45. 

Earlier today, an individual passed away in B. Eydhafushi due to the virus, while a death was also recorded in the capital Male' City.