COVID-19 death toll crosses 190 in Maldives

The COVID-19 death toll in the Maldives crossed 190 on Wednesday, according to information from the Health Protection Agency (HPA).

The HPA said earlier Wednesday that a 94-year old male died at the Hulhumale Medical Facility, raising the country's death toll from the pandemic to 191.

A total of 88 deaths due to COVID-19 were reported in May as the country grappled with the third wave of infections.

There are 17,461 active cases of COVID-19 in the country, out of which 152 have been hospitalized for treatment.