An expatriate worker of a boat that travels between Lh. Naifaru and Male’ City has tested positive for COVID-19.
Naifaru Council member Vidhaadh Abdulla said to Sun that the worker was not in home-quarantine but was later placed in quarantine after exhibiting symptoms of the virus.
“It has been three days since the worker was placed in home-quarantine. Samples collected afterward tested positive.” Said Vidhaadh.
The boat is currently in Male’ City and contact tracing efforts were now underway.