Health Protection Agency (HPA) announced on Wednesday that a COVID-19 patient admitted to the Hulhumale’ Medical Facility has passed away.
HPA identified the deceased as a 75-year-old Maldivian female.
She passed away at 02:01 am on Wednesday.
“This is the 248th COVID-19 death in the Maldives,” confirmed HPA in a tweet.
This marks the fifth COVID-19 death in November.
Maldives has 90,117 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 118 new cases recorded on Tuesday. 87,703 patients have since recovered.
The country currently has 2,154 active cases. 10 of the patients are hospitalized.