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Maldives reports first coronavirus fatality

ANI | Updated: Apr 30, 2020 14:46 IST


Male [Maldives], April 30 (ANI): The Maldives on Thursday reported the first death from coronavirus in the country, health authorities have confirmed.
The deceased has been identified as 83-year-old woman, said Health Minister Abdulla Ameen, Sputnik reported.

She reportedly died en route to a hospital where she was being transported with difficulty in breathing.
The Maldivian Health Protection Agency said that the woman had been tested for COVID-19 on April 27, but her results -- positive -- came in already after she died.
The Maldives has reported 280 confirmed cases. (ANI)

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