Addu City records 93 new Covid-19 cases!

Aerial view of Hithadhoo, Addu City | Photo: The Times of Addu

Addu City, Maldives – Addu Emergency Operations Center has revealed that additional 93 new cases were tested positive in Addu City over the past 24 hours raising the positive cases active in the city to 810.

Hithadhoo has recorded an alarming 365 active case with 57 positive cases in 24 hours, Feydhoo trails behind with 125 cases. Maradhoo has 93 cases while connected Maradhoofeydhoo has 65.

Meedhoo and Hulhudhoo has 85 and 63 active cases respectively.

Nine active cases were reported from the resorts while 5 from others.

The city tested 342 sampled in 24 hours while 493 are direct contacts.

Amid the escalating number of cases due to Omicron virus, also confirmed present in the southernmost city, the main public hospital Addu Equatorial Hospital has stopped visiting homes to collect samples and established sample collection centers.

Covid-19 management have also been delegated to districts to better manage the pandemic crisis situation.