Positive cases jump to 83 at Oblu Select at Sangeli Maldives

Oblu Select Sangeli resort in Maldives. | Photo via Invite To Paradise.

Oblu Select at Sangeli, Maldives – HOEC informs that the number of positive cases for Covid-19 has increased to 83 at the resort.

Additional 2 positive cases were recorded yesterday and the resort is continuing the contact tracing procedures.

The first positive case from the resort was found on  January 3, when a foreign staff underwent a PCR test to travel abroad. On January 11, four more staff tested positive after exhibiting symptoms, but they were not in contact with the aforementioned case.

HEOC then collected 98 random samples from the resort on Tuesday, January 12, of which 19 samples tested positive. Eight more individuals exhibiting symptoms also tested positive on Wednesday.

Positive Covid-19 cases are increasing in operational resorts with The Residence Maldives reporting 15 cases, Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas at 31 cases and Iru Veli Resort confirming 6 positive cases.