A COVID-19 patient brought to Hulhumale’ Medical Facility (HMF) at 07:00 this morning was declared dead on arrival.
Sun is able to confirm the identity of the latest COVID-19 fatality as an 82-year-old Maldivian male.
His death increased the number of COVID-19 fatalities in the Maldives to 218.
Maldives recorded its first COVID-19 case in March of 2020. Since then, the island nation has confirmed a total of 76,188 cases as of yesterday.
The Maldives now has 2,619 active cases out of which eight patients are being treated in hospitals.