In Hoadedhdhoo, 44 out of 45 COVID-19 cases recover

G. Dh. Hoadedhoo.

Out of the 45 individuals that tested positive for COVID-19 from G. Dh. Hoadedhdhoo, 44 have so far made full recoveries, the Health Center of Hoadedhdhoo has announced. 

The most recent case of the virus was identified from the island on September 24. The individual was in home-quarantine after coming into contact with another positive case. 

Just one case of the virus remains on the island where a local transmission occurred. A total of 462 samples were taken for testing from the island. 343 out of these samples have tested negative while 74 are pending. 

The first case of the virus in Hoadedhdhoo was identified on September 3. They were four individuals in home-quarantine.

Two others with no links to the previous four cases later tested positive for the virus upon testing.

Others in contact with these two independent cases later tested positive for the virus. A total of 45 cases of the virus were identified from the island.