Health Protection Agency (HPA) revealed that an elderly woman getting treatment for COVID-19 passed away on Friday.
This was the fourth person that passed away due to COVID on Friday. The second day in a row four people passed from the disease, the highest recorded COVID deaths within a twenty four hour period.
HPA said the 83 year old woman was brought to IGMH in an unresponsive state, and was declared dead at 2315hrs.
This brought the total death toll in Maldives to 83.
Earlier on Friday, an 81 year old Maldivian woman, a 60 year old Indian man and a 37 year old Bangladeshi man had passed away.
Friday yet again broke the record of highest number of cases within a twenty four hour period, with 766 testing positive for Covid. The total number of people that had contracted COVID in Maldives have reached 34,134.