COVID-19: 3 additional cases in Addu City

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

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

According to the statistics received, among the positive cases recorded today, 2 were from random samples and one case from the flu clinic in Hithadhoo.

AEH had revealed that while 03 more people tested positive for Covid-19 today, the total number of positive cases recorded in Addu City has risen to 324 out which only 50 cases remain active. 

From the total active positive cases, 350 direct contacts have been identified so far. Addu City has also recorded 272 recoveries as of today. 

From the statistics revealed by AEH, there are total 38 cases from Hithadhoo, 03 cases from Maradhoo, 01 case from MaradhooFeydhoo, 01 cases from Feydhoo and 07 cases from Hulhudhoo 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.