Maldives has recorded the fourth COVID-19 deaths today.
Health Protection Agency (HPA) announced the death of a 63-year-old Maldivian woman admitted at Hulhumale’ Medical Facility (HMF) earlier this morning.
Since then, HPA has announced three additional COVID-19 deaths today.
The second death reported today is that of a 79-year-old Maldivian man who was being treated at Laamu Covid Management Facility. He passed away at 6:04am this morning.
The third death reported today is that of a 76-year-old Maldivian man who was being treated at Addu Covid Management Facility. He passed away at 9:00am this morning.
The fourth death reported today is that of an 84-year-old Maldivian man who was being treated at Laamu Covid Management Facility. He passed away at 1:45pm this afternoon.
With four deaths today, the number of COVID-19 fatalities in the Maldives currently stands at 269.
The last COVID-19 death recorded in the Maldives prior to this was on January 14; a 34-year-old Bangladeshi man who was declared dead-on-arrival at S. Feydhoo Health Centre.
As the COVID-19 situation in the Maldives continues to worsen – HPA announced 2,137 additional cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, increasing confirmed cases in Maldives to 108,732.
The new cases include; 1,219 cases from the greater Male’ region, 547 cases from residential islands outside Male’, 89 cases from operational resorts, and 4 cases from liveaboards.
Meanwhile, 642 additional COVID-19 patients were confirmed to have made full recoveries over the last 24 hours, increasing total recoveries to 98,880.
With the new developments, Maldives now has 9,574 active cases.
There are 43 patients in hospitals.