Maldives records its 8th death due to COVID-19 this Saturday.
Health Protection Agency (HPA) revealed that a 38 year old Bangladeshi taken to Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH) in critical condition passed away at 09.25 am, bringing the tally of those who died due to COVID-19 in the country to 8.
The agency further reported that an additional 18 cases of COVID-19 infections in the country. The new cases consists of; 13 Maldivians, 3 Bangladeshis, 1 Sri Lankan and 1 Nepali.
While the total cases of COVID-19 has risen to 1,901, the rate of new infections in the country has decreased drastically compared to last week.