COVID-19: Home quarantined individual in Hinnavaru tests positive

Lh. Hinnavaru. (Photo/HINUS)

An individual in home-quarantine in Lh. Hinnavaru has tested positive for COVID-19.

Hinnavaru Council said that the individual was asymptomatic and was doing fine. 

“After completing the 14-day quarantine, the individual tested positive from samples collected on day 15. The individual is doing well.” Said the Council.

Council said that the individual was a 22-year old person. Contact tracing for the individual was now underway. The person is still in home-quarantine.

The number of positive cases identified from home-quarantine has been increasing recently.

The Maldives has so far tested 3,719 cases of the virus in total. Active cases have also increased to 1,120. A total of 16 individuals have passed away from the virus so far, with 2,568 individuals making full recoveries.