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Maldives Covid-19 death toll rises to 50
 
He passed away on Thursday morning
 
He was rushed to the emergency room in an unresponsive state
 
Deceased is a 77-year-old Maldivian man
Zunana Zalif
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21 Jan 2021 | Thu 18:03
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Maldives Covid-19 death toll has risen to 50.

The Health Protection Agency (HPA) reported that deceased is a 77-year-old Maldivian man.

The man was rushed to the emergency room of Indhira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH) at 9:50am on Thursday, in an unresponsive state.

The public health authority cited doctors having declared him dead at around 10:14am.

The 50th death from Covid-19 comes after a fortnight since the 49th death was reported.

A 60-year-old local man admitted at the 11th floor of Dharumavantha Hospital succumbed to complications early January 7.

According to the public health authority, Maldives Covid-19 tally currently sits at 14,712, with 13,638 patients having recovered, thus far.

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