Covid-19: Fifth positive case recorded in Kulhudhuffushi

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Kulhudhuffushi, Maldives – An additional case of Covid-19 has been recorded in Kulhudhuffushi on Sunday, raising the total number of cases in the island to five.

It has been revealed that the latest individual who tested positive for the coronavirus is a direct contact of one of the crew members of “Faalhu Boat” who tested positive for earlier.

The first case from “Faalhi Boat” was of the boat’s captain, after which another crew member tested positive for the virus. Due to this, authorities are now carrying out contact tracing efforts.

During this time, Kulhudhuffushi and Nolhivaram, which the boat had recently traveled to, have both been placed under monitoring, banning any unauthorized travel to and from the island until further notice.