Death toll from COVID-19 in Maldives rises to 118

A road of Hulhumale.

Health Protection Agency (HPA) has announced yet another related to COVID-19 in the Maldives. 

This is the second death related to the virus today and the 118th death in total in the nation. 

HPA announced that the individual; was an 80-year-old Maldivian female admitted at the Hulhumale' Medical Facility who had passed away. The time of death was recorded as 10:54.

The Maldives has been experiencing a surge in both infection rate and fatalities in recent weeks.

This May has seen the highest number of COVID-19 fatalities in the Maldives, with over 30 deaths. Maldives has 50,802 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 2,194 new cases recorded on Thursday. 30,403 patients have since recovered.