Covid-19: Zero daily cases in Addu for first time since April 29

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

Addu City, Maldives – Addu Equatorial Hospital (AEH) has revealed that zero cases have been recorded in Addu City today marking no daily cases for the first time since April 29, 2021.

While no new cases have been recorded today, the total number of positive cases recorded in Addu City is at 318 out which only 78 cases remain active. From the total active positive cases, 332 direct contacts have been identified so far. Addu City has also recorded 242 recoveries as of yesterday. 

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.