COVID-19: 7 new case in Addu City

Healthcare workers seen collecting random samples in Addu City | Photo: adduLIVE

Addu City, Maldives – Addu Equatorial Hospital (AEH) has revealed that seven additional cases have been recorded in Addu City today.

AEH had revealed that while 07 more people tested positive for Covid-19 today, the total number of positive cases recorded in Addu City has risen to 317 out which only 89 cases remain active. From the total active positive cases, 339 direct contacts have been identified so far. Addu City has also recorded 226 recoveries as of today.

From the statistics revealed by AEH, there are total 68 cases from Hithadhoo, 09 cases from Maradhoo, 01 case from MaradhooFeydhoo, 01 cases from Feydhoo, 09 cases from Hulhudhoo, 01 cases from Meedhoo which are currently active. 

Following discussions of the newly sworn in city council, 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.