A tourist who visited Kamadhoo has tested positive to Covid-19 according to HPA today.
HPA has also stated that the results of this tourist from the departure sample came positive and as soon as possible, the actions have been taken according to the standard operating procedures.
After the results came, HPA are working on notifying direct contacts of this tourist as well. So HPA has stated that 4 people as been identified as direct contacts of this personnel as well. So far, all four of them has been put into quarantine and samples have also been taken from them.
Even though a positive sample came from a tourist, HPA has not declared that the island is under monitoring so far.
Recently, Maldives is facing a spike and surge of new cases. Neighboring countries India and Srilanka are also seeing surges in the number of cases as well.