Covid-19: Elderly man who traveled from Kudafari to Male’ tests positive

Male’, Maldivies – A 90 year old man who traveled from N. Kudafari to Male’ for medical treatment has tested positive for Covid-19.

The elderly person is reported to have traveled to Male’ after seeking treatment for a leg injury he acquired, in N. Manadhoo hospital.

While no further details have been revealed about this specific case, the number of cases in Maldives has been raising in the country, as it continues to ease lockdown restrictions. This includes new cases found in individuals placed in home quarantine at Hulhudhuffaaru and Dhuvaafaru as well.

The total number of cases in Maldives has now risen to 2664 cases, with 47 new cases in the past 24 hours. However, there are only 368 active cases in the country, although the number is rising.