Monitoring mechanisms on Kolhufushi lifted

An aerial shot of M. Kolhufushi. (File Photo/Kolhufushi Council)

Monitoring mechanisms on the island of M. Kolhufushi due to COVID-19 have been lifted. 

The island was placed under mechanisms after an individual who tested negative after completing quarantine, tested positive again after traveling to Male’ City.

The island was placed under monitoring mechanisms on January 24. 

A signed notice by the Director-General of Public Health issued today, read that the monitoring mechanisms on the island were lifted after authorities completed procedures regarding the spread of the virus on the island. This includes contact tracing efforts on the island. 

Other individuals in contact with the positive case from the island also tested positive.