Covid-19: Hulhumeedhoo placed under monitoring

Hulhudhoo Meedhoo, Addu City | Photo: Sun

Addu City, Maldives – Hulhudhoo and Meedhoo in Addu City has also been placed under monitoring due to the deteriorating Covid-19 situation in the area leaving Addu City fully in monitoring status.

With this, locals are banned from travelling to and from the islands without the permission from Health Protection Agency.

The joint islands of Addu City, Hithadhoo, Feydhoo, Maradhoo and Maradhoo Feydhoo, were placed under monitoring by Health Protection Agency (HPA) on 28 August with curfew imposed on Saturday amid an increasing number of Covid-19 cases.

The situation in the connected islands of Addu City is also deteriorating at a fast pace. While there are 1966 active cases within the country, Addu Equatorial Hospital (AEH) reveals that 250 active cases are from the southernmost atoll, Addu City with the addition of 28 new cases that were confirmed yesterday; 10 cases from Maradhoo and two cases from Feydhoo, 4 cases from Hithadhoo and Hulhudhoo as well as 9 cases from Meedhoo.

At present, a total of 980 Covid-19 cases have been confirmed in Addu City, out of which, 727 people have made full recoveries. Only three deaths have been recorded from Addu City to date.