Ihavandhoo placed under monitoring mechanisms after four test positive

H. A. Ihavandhoo. (File Photo/Sun)

Health authorities have placed HA. Ihanvandhoo under monitoring mechanism subsequent to four individuals who had traveled to island testing positive for COVID-19.

Ihavandhoo Council President Ahmed Sobah had told Sun that the island was brought under monitoring mechanism sometime yesterday – after two persons who had traveled to the island tested positive on Saturday and Sunday, whereas later on two persons who were placed under quarantine as contacts had also tested positive.

Sobah also added that the Council has urged all island residents to adhere to the regulations formulated by HPA pertaining to islands under monitoring.

This is the first time the island has been placed under monitoring mechanisms. Along with Ihanvandhoo, three other islands were placed under monitoring mechanism yesterday – totaling the number of islands under monitoring mechanism at present to 13. These islands are:

  • R. Dhuvaafaru
  • K. Kaashidhoo

  • M. Kolhufushi

  • Sh. Feevah

  • HA. Thakandhoo

  • Dh. Kudahuvadhoo

  • AA. Himandhoo

  • Th. Hirilandhoo

  • HDh. Makunudhoo

  • B. Eydhafushi

  • B. Kamadhoo

  • ADh. Hangnaameedhoo

  • HA. Ihavandhoo