Covid-19: 78 random samples test positive in Addu City!

Hankede Bridge, Addu City | Photo: AdduLIVE

Addu City, Maldives – 78 random samples have tested positive in Addu City to date.

Dr Abdulla Munshid said in a press conference held by Addu Emergency Operation Center (AEOC) that 78 random samples have tested positive for Covid-19.

A large number of people are testing positive from random samples. [Covid-19 restriction] measures can’t be removed yet.

Dr Abdulla Munshid

While Addu City recorded 05 cases of today, the total number of active cases has increased to 155. From the total positive cases, 517 direct contacts have been identified so far.

From the postive cases in the city, 145 have recovered so far while 02 people have passed away. From the statistics revealed by AEH, there are total 111 cases from Hithadhoo, 11 cases from Maradhoo, 02 case from MaradhooFeydhoo, 02 cases from Feydhoo, 01 case from MNDF area in Gan, 26 cases from Hulhudhoo, 01 cases from Meedhoo and 01 case from South Palm Resort which are currently active. 

While the new Addu City Council has pledged to place additional restrictions in the city, Health Protection Agency (HPA) has extended the curfew imposed in the city from 16:00 to 04:00 for a week from June 2, 2021 onward.