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Maldives reports sixth COVID-19 death

Maldives on Monday reported an additional COVID-19 death bringing the country's total to six deaths.

Health Protection Agency (HPA) confirmed that a Bangladeshi national had died today of COVID-19. The 54-year-old was receiving treatment at Tree Top Hospital during the time of death.

While six deaths have been recorded in Maldives so far, two Bangladeshis are among the previous five as well. The remaining are three Maldivians.

One of the Bangladeshis who died previously was found unconscious on the streets of Male'. The patient was dead on arrival at IGMH and was found positive of COVID-19 later.