Addu City removed from monitoring after four months

Hulhumeedhoo, Addu City.

Addu City has been removed from monitoring mechanisms subsequent to the improved COVID-19 situation at the city.

Addu City's Hithadhoo, Maradhoo, Maradhoo Feydhoo and Feydhoo were placed under monitoring mechanisms on August 28. The City's Hulhumeedhoo was placed under monitoring mechanisms on September 4.

Health Protection Agency (HPA) said that monitoring measures at Addu City are lifted as they no longer see a reason for it to remain under monitoring.

At the end of November, due to the deteriorating COVID-19 situation in the City, additional restrictive measures were announced by Addu City Council, to curb the spread of the virus.

As a result, the outbreak was controlled significantly within this month – with the number of persons testing positive decreased. Moreover, there were days which no cases were reported on.

According to the latest statistics publicized by Addu City, only 4 persons tested positive for COVID-19 within the last 24 hours.

There are 44 active cases in the City; 34 cases from Hithadhoo, two cases from Maradhoo, two cases from Meedhoo and five cases from Maradhoofeydhoo.

There are 4 patients being treated at hospitals after admittance. Twelve death has been recorded from the City.