Covid-19: Additional 22 recoveries recorded in Addu City!

Random sampling being carried out in Addu City | Photo: The Times of Addu

Addu City, Maldives – Addu Equatorial Hospital has reported that additional twenty two people have recovered from Covid-19 in Addu city yesterday. 

While Addu City recorded 22 recoveries yesterday, with an additional case which was reported in the city, the total number of active cases has dropped to 112. From the total positive cases, 383 direct contacts have been identified so far.

From the statistics revealed by AEH, there are total 45 cases from Hithadhoo, 01 case from MaradhooFeydhoo, 12 cases from Feydhoo, 45 cases from Hulhudhoo, 08 cases from Meedhoo and 01 case from Shangri-La Villingili Resort & Spa which are currently active. 

While the new Addu City Council has pledged to place additional restrictions in the city, Addu Health Emergency Operations Center (HEOC) had previously extended the curfew imposed in the city from 18:00 to 04:00 for a week starting from May 13, 2021. 

According to Former Mayor, Abdulla Sodiq, during curfew times, going out in public and the operation of any vehicles on the road is prohibited.

Further restrictions imposed also stated that going out in groups of more than 3 is also not allowed under the new guidelines, and that when out, masks are always mandatory in the region.

According to the former Mayor of the City, Abdullah Sodiq (Sobe), the decision has been made with consideration to the fact that there may be a possible community spread in the city.

Apart from this, dine-ins and operations of roadside food stalls, as well as hair saloons has also been suspended, with only delivery allowed for restaurants and cafés. However, he revealed that shops will be open as per the Health Protection Agency (HPA) guidelines during this time.