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COVID-19: Maldives death toll hits 68

16 April 2021, MVT 19:16
An ambulance in the capital city of Male'. PHOTO: AHMED AWSHAN ILYAS/ MIHAARU
16 April 2021, MVT 19:16

Health Protection Agency (HPA), on Friday, announced the 68th COVID-19 related death in Maldives.

The agency revealed that the deceased was an 82-year-old Maldivian female admitted to the DH11 facility.

She was declared dead at 1112 hrs.

This marks the 68th local to have succumbed to the virus in Maldives. The remaining fatalities consist of seven expatriates, including six Bangladeshi nationals and one Filipino citizen.

At present, the island nation records a total of 25,939 virus cases of which 2,621 are active cases, in addition to 23,242 recoveries.