Maldives records 2nd COVID-19 death today

B. Eydhafushi. (Photo/Eydhafushi Times)

Health Protection Agency (HPS) has announced the second death related to COVID-19 confirmed today. 

HPA, in a tweet, said that the second fatality was recorded at the B. Eydhafushi Atoll Hospital. Earlier, a local woman had passed away due to the virus in the capital. 

The second fatality today was an 85-year old Maldivian male, and HPA stated that the individual was declared dead at 8:30. 

This is the 86th death related to the virus in the Maldives.