Covid-19: samples from Paradise come back negative, monitoring lifted

  • The island was brought under monitoring on Thursday
  • Ten individuals were symptomatic including eight Maldivians
  • They were placed under home-isolation

Zunana Zalif

K. Male' 2020 Mar 20 | Fri 12:29 local 2,404

Paradise Island Resort -

Monitoring measures placed on Paradise Island Resort have been lifted.

The island was brought under monitoring after the discovery of 10 individuals symptomatic to the Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19), on Thursday.

Eight Maldivians were included among the ten, and authorities did not disclose whether the remaining two are guests at the resort or workers. They were placed under home-isolation.

The test results for samples taken came back negative, revealed HPA.

Since 15 March, there have been 13 confirmed cases of the virus in the Maldives; five from Kuredu Island Resort and two each from Kuramathi Maldives, Sandies Bathala, Anantara Dhigu and Island Safari 1.

There are 150 individuals quarantined and 16 in isolation as of Thursday.

Last updated at: 2 days ago | Reviewed by: Simaha Naseem

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