Individual from Kelaa passes away, tests positive for COVID-19

Photo shows a man and a child walking into the regional hospital in H.Dh Kulhudhuffushi. (Photo/Kulhudhuffushi Online)

An individual in home-quarantine in H.A. Kelaa has passed away after his condition deteriorated. The individual tested positive for COVID-19.

Ahmed Dawood Manager at Hospital Services of Kulhudhuffushi Regional Hospital said to Sun that the individual from Kelaa was brought to the hospital around 20:19 last night. 

Treatment for such patients in home-quarantine are carried out in a guesthouse dedicated to the purpose in Kulhudhuffushi. The individual was also treated at the guesthouse.

The deceased is a 58-year old man. Dawood noted that the individual had a chronic illness. He was placed in home quarantine after traveling to India for treatment.