Health Protection Agency has announced the passing of 89-year-old man on Sunday. Its been reported that the man is a COVID-19 patient and the patient was hospitalized at Hulhumale’ medical facilities has passed away.
The man been reported to pass away at 08:57 pm while receiving treatment.
This marks the 18th coronavirus related death to be recorded in Maldives and the following death comes less than after the country reported its 17th coronavirus death.
The following death comes at a day where Maldives recorded its biggest spike in COVID-19 case. The spike of 215 new coronavirus cases which increases confirmed coronavirus cases in the country.
Currently, 1389 active cases and 84 of the coronavirus patients are being treated for the virus.