Health Protection Agency (HPA) announced on Sunday that a COVID-19 patient hospitalized in the Dharumavantha Hospital in Male’ has passed away.
HPA identified the deceased as an 86-year-old Maldivian male.
He passed away at 04:27 pm on Sunday.
“This is the 51st COVID-19 death in the Maldives,” announced HPA.
Maldives has 14,885 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 55 new cases recorded on Saturday. 13,813 patients have since recovered, and the country currently has 1,042 active cases.
69 of the patients are hospitalized.