COVID-19: Addu City records 3 new cases

Hankede Bridge, Addu City | Photo: AdduLIVE

Addu City, Maldives – Addu City Equatorial Hospital (AEH) on Friday revealed that three additional cases of COVID-19 were recorded.

From the new cases, two were identified from Hithadhoo, while the remaining one was from Maradhoo district.

With that, currently there are 119 active cases, and 480 direct contacts identified in relation to the cases.

From the active cases, 78 are in Hithadhoo, eight cases in Hulhudhoo, two cases in Maradhoofeydhoo and Feydhoo, 26 cases in Hulhudhoo and one case for Gan, Meedhoo and South Palm Resort.

According to the figures revealed by AEH, till date, a total of 308 people have tested from the city, while 187 made full recoveries.

Health Protection Agency (HPA) has extended the curfew imposed in the city from 1600hrs till 0400hrs for a week from June 2, 2021, onwards. 

During curfew times, going out in public and the operation of any vehicles on the road is prohibited. 

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

In addition to these, dine-ins and operations of roadside food stalls, gyms and hair saloons has also been suspended, with only delivery allowed for restaurants and cafés.

However, shops will be open as per the Health Protection Agency (HPA) guidelines during curfew times and only take away services from restaurants to be provided before curfew times.