Maafushi Placed Under Monitoring After Tourist Tests Positive

K. Maafushi has been placed under monitoring by the Health Protection Agency of Maldives (HPA).

The island was placed under monitoring at 03:43 in the afternoon today, after a tourist tested positive for COVID-19 on the mandatory PCR test prior departure.

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According to HPA, Maafushi will be monitored till contact tracing is completed by the authorities. Earlier this month, 5 tourists tested positive in Maafushi, who have recovered from COVID-19.

Maldives opened its borders for tourists on June 15 this year and allowed the guesthouses in residential islands to open on October 15

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