HPA requests everyone who traveled from Kudahuvadhoo after February 26th to be quarantined

Kudahuvadhoo | Photo: Hoildify

Kudahuvadhoo, Maldives – Health Protection Agency (HPA) has issued an announcement requesting all individuals who traveled from Kudahuvadhoo after the 26th of February to go into home quarantine.

It was detailed that anyone who traveled from the island to another, must undergo a quarantine period of 14 days, and that the respective health care centers must arrange for the samples to be taken for testing.

The directive further advised any individual who traveled to Malé from Kudahuvadhoo to get their samples taken from either the flu clinic near Malé Hiyaa or from the Hulhumalé or Villimalé flu clinic. As such, all such individuals must remain in quarantine for a period of 14 days and get tested again, despite an initial negative result. Travel details during the time on the island is also requested to be shared with the HPA hotline, 1676.

This comes at a time when the island has been placed under monitoring, following six cases of Covid-19 being discovered among employees of the Kudahuvadhoo Airport, effectively barring any unauthorized travel to or from the island until further notice.