Hulhumeedhoo placed under monitoring

Aerial view of Meedhoo, Addu City | Photo: Naj

Addu City, Maldives – Health Protection Agency (HPA) has put Hulhumeedhoo under monitoring status.

According to the notice issued by Director General of Public Health, Maimoona Abubakr, no one is allowed to leave or go to the island until HPA instructs otherwise.

This comes while a Maldivian national who works on “New Line” boat, travelling Addu-Malé tested positive after he consulted after being symptomatic. According to HPA contact tracing of the person was ongoing right now.

Statistics released by HPA detailed that 464 cases were recorded yesterday; out of which 207 were from the Malé area, while 146 cases were recorded from inhabited islands. The figures also included the 14 new found cases from operational resorts, 03 cases from live aboard, 01 case from an island under development and 93 case from industrial islands which brought up the total active cases in the country to 4,396.

With this, the total number of Covid-19 cases recorded in the country has reached 29,052 out of which 24,575 patients have made full recoveries, as of 18:00 of April 28, 2021.