National Emergency Operation Center spokes person Mabrook Azeez has announced has stated a Bangladeshi national found dead on the street has tested positive for COVID-19.
This marks the 5th COVID-19 death in the Maldives. It has been reported the man was found unconscious on the street last night and was rushed to the hospital. Upon arrival was declared dead.
The result of the patient came positive after being tested COVID-19 and result came positive for the virus.
According to sources the man have worked in Male’ with a local but has not reported to work for a period of two months.
Currently, contract tracing underway to find out the cases whom came in contact with the deceased.