Maldivian COVID-19 patient dies in Dubai

Dubai, UAE. (Photo/Gulf News)

A Maldivian national in Dubai, UAE has passed away while receiving treatment for COVID-19.

Sun has managed to confirm that the deceased is Ahmed Iyaad (38) who works as a Senior Technical Officer at the Housing Development Corporation (HDC). 

Iyaad was in Dubai for his holidays, according to sources. Not many details are yet available regarding the death. 

COVID-19 cases in Dubai have been on the rise after restrictions were lifted. The total number of cases confirmed there are around 290,000. 

Many Maldivians have also traveled to Dubai as of recently.