COVID-19 Corona Virus

Five in Home Quarantine on Maamendhoo tests positive

Five people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Home Quarantine at Gaafu Alifu Maamendhoo.

Deputy Director General of the Health Ministry, Thasleema Usman confirmed to One Online that five people were confirmed positive after they were tested before being released from home quarantine.

President of the Maamendhoo Island Council, Mohamed Zaeem told One Online that five people, three men and two women, who tested positive are all from the same family and they were initially tested after showing symptoms.

Council President Zaeem said that their contact tracing is underway.