The island of F. Nilandhoo has reported two cases of COVID-19, leading the authorities to place the island under monitoring mechanisms.
HPA said today that two individuals in home-quarantine had tested positive for the virus. The individuals are aged 30 and 43.
Contact tracing on the individuals is now underway, and the island is under monitoring mechanisms due to the cases.
The Maldives has confirmed more than 5,400 cases of the virus. 22 individuals have passed away due to the virus and the current number of active cases stand at 2,553.