Health Protection Agency (HPA) announced on Saturday that a COVID-19 patient admitted at the Dh. Atoll Hospital in Kudahuvadhoo has passed away.
HPA identified the deceased as a 93-year-old Maldivian male.
He passed away at 07:10 am.
“This is the 252nd COVID-19 death in the Maldives,” confirmed HPA in a tweet.
It also marks the second COVID-19 death in December.
Maldives has 91,993 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 100 new cases recorded on Friday. 90,003 patients have since recovered.
The country currently has 1,726 active cases. 17 of the patients are hospitalized.