Addu City, Maldives – Additional two Covid-19 cases have been recorded from the Meedhoo cluster.
With this, two random clusters have been identified from the district, of which the total adds up to 13, including the first 8 cases found from the first random cluster.
The protective measures against Covid-19 imposed in Hulhumeedhoo of Addu City were further strengthened on February 24, 2021 due to the rise in number of Covid-19 cases.
The Director General of Public Health, Maimoona Aboobakuru announced that from 24th February onwards for a period of seven days, stricter measures will be imposed in Hulhumeedhoo. These include of:
- Restriction of parties, events and ceremonies.
- Curfew from 20:00 till 04:00.
- Banning people from going from one house to another or one district to another. (Unless for necessary purposes such as medical treatment.)
- Banning going out in groups of more than 3 and gathering at public spaces.
- Closing all food cart (Dhivehi: gaadiya) services.
- To take all precautionary measures in the shops in Addu City and to avoid exceeding the maximum persons capacity in the shops.
- Closing salons, gyms, and hair salons along with restricting any sport activities.
- To take all precautionary measures when providing public transport or taxi services.
- Restricting physical classes in schools, colleges and universities.
- Restricting hotel, Cafe and Restaurant services until further noticed. ( Deliver services and takeaway service excluded.)
Meedhoo is still under monitoring status and has strict restrictive measures including a curfew from 20:00 to 04:00 while the measures imposed on the other islands of the city have been eased.
Stay tuned for more details…