Thoddoo, Maldives – AA. Thoddoo has been placed under monitoring status after person in home quarantine tested positive.
According to Health Protection Agency (HPA), the person had not followed the quarantine guidelines and had come in contact with other people of the house who have also tested positive for the virus.
HPA had also added that the whole island would be under monitoring until they complete contact tracing and ensure that there was no spread of the virus within the island.
While this is the second time, Thoddoo was first placed under monitoring in January 2021 after a traveler from the island tested positive for Covid-19 in capital Male’.
With the island being place on monitoring status, all unauthorized access to the island and departure from the island has been prohibited. Any violations of HPA guidelines or request may carry large fines.